The home run that pitcher Daniel Norris hit in his first career plate appearance more than lived up to his childhood dreams.
Detroit’s Daniel Norris became just the 19th pitcher to hit a home run in his first major league at-bat, before suffering an injury that will send him to the disabled list.
The Tigers announced the moves before Wednesday’s game against the Chicago Cubs.
Former Tigers general manager and president Dave Dombrowski was officially introduced in Boston today as the Red Sox’ president of baseball operations. One of his first duties will be to hire a new GM for the Sox, after Ben Cherington declined to stay onboard in that position.
The legend of Daniel Norris continued to grow Wednesday afternoon.
Former Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski was never going to be on the market for too long after getting fired earlier this month. And now he can officially call Boston home.
Ian Kinsler had five hits, including a home run and Nick Castellanos had a two-run single and J.D. Martinez added a sacrifice fly in the tie-breaking eighth for Detroit.
Reports have former Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski officially with the Boston Red Sox.
The Houston Astros, boosted by two homers from Colby Rasmus, beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday.
Preston Tucker led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer to right-center against Bruce Rondon to tie it at one, spoiling an impressive start by Justin Verlander.