Depending on the level of inflammation, the pitching ace might not be back on the mound for a while.
“Well, if someone has a custom Jordan shoe I’m pretty confident I can get it.”
The Tigers scored in the ninth when Andrew Miller walked Nick Castellanos and Rajai Davis to force in a run.
“One day, it literally feels like you may never pitch again, and then one day you can,” Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan said Tuesday.
J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain got Jacoby Ellsbury to hit into a crucial double play in the eighth.
“We’re going to try and get this thing fixed or healed, hopefully, and still have the ability to play him,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
“We’ve done testing and we’ve had multiple opinions,” Rand said. “We waited until we felt we needed to.”
To me this celebration is better than the one that Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera had once upon a time.
“I think the defense has been tremendous,” Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones said Sunday. “Honestly, I think it’s been a huge plus for us.”
“He’s a three, four hitter on any other team in the big leagues,” Victor Martinez said. “Makes you feel pretty good about your offense.”