Dave Dombroski hasn’t been afraid to trade away key players and prospects to improve his team, so it’s not out of the realm of possibility that one of these big-name players could make their way to Detroit this summer.
The New York Yankees star connected Friday night. He did it at Yankee Stadium in the first inning against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.
In 34 games before going on the disabled list, Martinez had a .216 batting average and a .308 on-base percentage.
Justin Verlander (0-0), who was scheduled to pitch on Thursday, will open the series in New York.
Any Detroit Tiger named to the 2015 All-Star game in Cincinnati will wear a special hat.
In the 11th inning Al Alburquerque struck out Brandon Phillips to get out a jam
“I don’t know the last time somebody hit my curveball out of the ballpark,” Soria said. “I trust my pitch and this thing happens. He’s hot.”
“I’m only focused on playing baseball, doing the best I can to help the team,” Cespedes said, “but I would like to stay here in Detroit.”
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Beau Burrows from Weatherford High School, the club’s first round selection (22nd overall) in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Ausmus said it has gotten to the point where managers do not know what to expect when they challenge a play, whereas last season teams had a reasonable idea of whether they would win a challenge.