If the Tigers hitters can't make the necessary adjustments, we'll have to start making some of our own.

Because if this team isn't going to hit, we can't expect them to win. As Tigers manager Jim Leyland likes to say, especially when he's upset, it's as simple as that.

And with 48 hours to think about what they hadn't done Sunday in a frustrating series finale against the New York Yankees — not to mention much of the first third of this 2012 season — the Tigers showed few, if any, signs they're ready to snap out of it.