Caputo & Fithian
A fan sitting behind the Tigers’ dugout was struck by a rocketing foul ball off Anthony Gose’s bat.
“I kind of always wanted to live in a way where when I look back when I’m 50 years old, I don’t want to look back with any regrets. I had to give it one more try and see what I had in the tank.”
“I definitely felt like I was turning a corner, feeling really good on the mound. And that happens, it’s a little frustrating.”
“He doesn’t have the same stuff he had when he first got called to the big leagues but he was pretty young at that time. He knows how to pitch. He’s a real good teammate, a real good guy.”
On a night where two Tigers pitchers went to the disabled list, and the team orchestrated a trade in about two hours to acquire a veteran to fill out the rotation, right-hander Alfredo Simon turned in his most brilliant performance of the year.
The Washington Redskins beat the Detroit Lions 21-17 during exhibition play Thursday night.
Alfredo Simon threw a one-hitter in his first career complete game, a 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers.
The Tigers announced Thursday they’ve acquired pitcher and MLB journeyman Randy Wolf, a 38-year-old left-hander, from the Toronto Blue Jays.
“Well, last time I got booed, so why change?” he said with a grin.
Cards from that era are not exactly worth a ton, but with the copious the collection is deemed to be worth $1 million.