Since the controversial trade that sent fan favorite Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, Jackson has made the Steinbrenner family miserable. While Granderson is hitting just .230 with 2 home-runs in the hitter-friendly new Yankee stadium, his replacement has been lethal for Detroit, hitting .330 overall and an AL best .364 in April.
As we approach the pivotal month of June, the Tigers will rely heavily on Boesch and Jackson as they try to close the gap with the first-place Twins. It's a foregone conclusion that the 2010 AL Rookie of the Year will be a Tiger. It's just not clear yet which one it will be.