Last night in the 10th inning of the Tigers vs Yankees game, Joba Chamberlain plunked his former teammate, Derek Jeter on the left elbow with a 93mph fastball.
The Tampa Bay Rays have been reeling since trading ace David Price to Detroit last week. They finally got a chance to see one of the pieces they got back in that deal.
“I’m happy it’s over and I’m happy we won,” David Price said after the Tigers beat the Yankees, 4-3. “I finally feel a part of the team.”
The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Jim Johnson to a minor-league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
The 23-year-old Turner, whom the Tigers drafted 9th overall in 2009, had a 5.97 ERA as of Monday, when the move was announced.
Jeff Bridges was promoting his new movie “The Giver” Friday night at Dodgers stadium and threw out the first pitch.
As well as Price has thrown the ball lately, some have pointed to his relative mediocrity in the playoffs as a downside.
How much Ezequiel Carrera will play, as he shares center field with Rajai Davis, is still up in the air, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
The Tampa Bay Rays insist they haven’t given up on their season by trading David Price.
“I get that the guy we’re getting is very talented as well,” Scherzer said, “but right now it stinks.”