“I can’t give you an exact time frame, [but] it’s certainly shorter than what they expect if he’d have had surgery,” Ausmus said.
The Tigers lost outfielder J.D. Martinez to a back injury. The team announced he had lower back tightness and is day-to-day.
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“My last few days have been very, very, very encouraging,” Price said Wednesday at the Detroit Economic Club meeting.
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander threw a light bullpen session, taking another step in his recovery from a triceps strain.
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“It might have been the best outing we’ve had from him,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after Tuesday’s win over the Twins.
Besides the Rockies and Diamondbacks, other teams relying on the shift more often include Detroit (on pace for 532), Cincinnati (502) and San Diego (491).
“Alex is going to see Dr. Kyle Anderson … tomorrow for another evaluation,” Ausmus said. “We should know more tomorrow.”
Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.