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With Scouts Watching, Turner Gets Scorched

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DETROIT, MI - JULY 17: Jacob Turner #50 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after Mike Trumbo #44 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a three-run home run during the first inning of the game at Comerica Park on July 17, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – JULY 17: Jacob Turner #50 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after Mike Trumbo #44 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a three-run home run during the first inning of the game at Comerica Park on July 17, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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The end of July is approaching, and that means hot weather and baseball trade rumors.

A number of scouts were in Detroit on Tuesday night, supposedly to eyeball top prospect Jacob Turner in his spot start in place of the injured Drew Smyly.

They didn’t see much, with Turner giving up three home runs and seven runs in his two innings against the Angels.

However, short-term results aren’t all that scouts base their opinions on.

They look for stuff, composure, what fine-tuning needs to be made, things that will give them an indication of just how helpful the object of their attention can be.

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