Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats.
Amount of Prince Fielder’s nine-year contract with the Detroit Tigers: $214 million
The city of Detroit’s budget deficit: About $200 million
The amount taxpayers contributed to the price of the Tigers’ $300 million Comerica Park: $189 million