Last season, Nesbitt turned in an 0.79 ERA in 24 appearances for Single-A Lakeland and a 2.23 ERA in 24 appearances for Double-A Erie.
Albert Pujols didn’t want to reflect on his latest career milestone.
Adrian Gonzalez insists he’s no home run hitter, even if his current power surge suggests otherwise.
Pitcher Brooks Hall won’t get on the bus without his noise-canceling headphones.
Ausmus said Nathan felt okay before he pitched Monday, but when Nathan threw Wednesday, Ausmus could tell the elbow was troubling Nathan.
Whether or not you are a Prince Fielder fan, you have to admit it’s pretty impressive.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Gose, who will split time this season with Rajai Davis, understood why he did not get the start Monday.
“If this was September, it might be a different story,” Verlander added. “I might be pitching through some stuff right now, but talking with the coaching staff, they don’t want me to do that right now.”
Jeff Banister smelled of beer from a postgame dousing by his Texas team to celebrate the manager’s first victory at the big league level, and he held onto the wrinkled lineup card as a souvenir for his 13-year-old son, Jacob.
“He’s right there with Miggy in terms of being able to drive the ball to right center,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after the game.