Gut Response: Are the Royals Better than the Tigers?

Mar 16, 2012; Surprise, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon (4) hits a single against the Milwaukee Brewers at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

Royals fans feel good. Well, they did before the Perez and Soria injuries and before the resurrection of Yuniesky Betancourt.

90% of respondents to our very unscientific poll believe the Royals are better than the Twins and 86% believe the Royals are better than the White Sox. 78% answered that the Royals are better than the Indians.

That leaves the Tigers.

2011 Tigers in a Box: 95-67. Justin Verlander was dominant, in most overblown, over-stated media meme ever. Key Additions: Collin Balester, Octavio Dotel, Prince Fielder, Gerald Laird, Eric Patterson, Matt Young Key Losses: Wilson Betemit, Ryan Perry, Will Rhymes, Joel Zumaya

So this is really the question here boys, can the Royals win the division? Are the Royals better than the Tigers?

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