5 Detroit Tigers Players Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016

By Brad Faber

With a record of 15-17 through their first 32 games, the Detroit Tigers are not exactly where fans hoped they would be at this point. That said, this is still a star-studded team and there have certainly been a few individual performances that have stood out. So, on that note, here are five Tigers who have played like All-Stars thus far in 2016.

5 Detroit Tigers Players Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016
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5. Ian Kinsler

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While he may be a bit overshadowed by some of the other impressive AL second basemen such as Robinson Cano and Jose Altuve, Ian Kinsler continues to do great work and deserves to be recognized. He is currently slashing .299/.340/.478 with six homers.

5. Ian Kinsler

While he may be a bit overshadowed by some of the other impressive AL second basemen such as Robinson Cano and Jose Altuve, Ian Kinsler continues to do great work and deserves to be recognized. He is currently slashing .299/.340/.478 with six homers.

4. Miguel Cabrera

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Although he may not necessarily be off to an excellent start, especially by his standards, Miguel Cabrera is currently slashing a solid .298/.370/.455 with four homers. He also leads AL first basemen with a 0.9 fWAR.

4. Miguel Cabrera

Although he may not necessarily be off to an excellent start, especially by his standards, Miguel Cabrera is currently slashing a solid .298/.370/.455 with four homers. He also leads AL first basemen with a 0.9 fWAR.

3. Victor Martinez

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After a down season last year, Victor Martinez was a big question mark for the Tigers heading into 2016, but he has certainly looked like the V-Mart of old thus far. He is now hitting .333/.395/.565 with five homers.

3. Victor Martinez

After a down season last year, Victor Martinez was a big question mark for the Tigers heading into 2016, but he has certainly looked like the V-Mart of old thus far. He is now hitting .333/.395/.565 with five homers.

2. Nick Castellanos

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Many thought that Nick Castellanos might be ready to take the next step, but few expected him to be hitting an eye-popping .378/.405/.640 with seven homers right now. He has most certainly looked like an All-Star this year.

2. Nick Castellanos

Many thought that Nick Castellanos might be ready to take the next step, but few expected him to be hitting an eye-popping .378/.405/.640 with seven homers right now. He has most certainly looked like an All-Star this year.

1. Jordan Zimmermann

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Signed to a reported five-year, $110 million deal over the offseason, Jordan Zimmermann has done everything the Tigers could have asked up to this point. Over six starts, he is 5-1 with a 1.10 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP.

1. Jordan Zimmermann

Signed to a reported five-year, $110 million deal over the offseason, Jordan Zimmermann has done everything the Tigers could have asked up to this point. Over six starts, he is 5-1 with a 1.10 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP.

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