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Eminem is getting his own Tigers jersey, and of course he's wearing No. 8

FILE - In this April 15, 2012, file photo, Eminem performs onstage at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. has temporarily taken over a public-access TV show in southeastern Michigan in an episode that featured rapper Eminem. Colbert hosted the latest episode of “Only in Monroe,” which airs in the community of about 21,000 people. He talked with Detroit native Eminem in a lengthy segment, calling him by his given name, Marshall Mathers. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Apparently, it's Homegrown Rappers Week this week in the AL Central. As Chance the Rapper debuts new cap designs and throws out the first pitch for the White Sox on Friday, Eminem is getting his very own Tigers jersey:

That's "Mathers" with the backwards "E" -- for Marshall Mathers -- and No. 8, because what other number would he wear? According to the Detroit Free Press, Eminem's label Shady Records will put the jerseys up for sale on Friday, also in conjunction with the Tigers' home opener. 

Bring in Tech N9ne's "KCMO" Royals anthem from last year's World Series championship, and the Central could bring us some of baseball's best rap beefs this year.