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Big payroll teams not holding up

Anybody want to watch an all-underdog playoffs? Certainly not Tigers fans

Updated: September 19, 2012, 1:59 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

With 17 games left in the 2012 baseball season, and Detroit Tigers fans like me are asking one question: What the hell?

We thought when we signed Prince Fielder to a nine-year, $214 million contract in the offseason -- on the heels of the franchise's first division title since 1987 -- that this year would be the year.

Instead this is turning into just another year, and for Detroit fans, that's not good.

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