The Detroit Tigers brought six players to the All-Star Game Tuesday, the largest contingent of any team in the league. The group quickly justified the selections.
American League manager Jim Leyland kept his promise.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland talked with Stoney and Bill on 97.1 The Ticket Tuesday and had a quick answer to which position on the Tigers he wanted better production from.
Flip on any highlight show and you’re almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.
Detroit outfielder Torii Hunter turns 38 later this week.
He is an old man who pitches alone on the mound in the great stadiums.
As a result, Scherzer is going to his first ever All-Star Game, where he plans to talk to Mariano Rivera.
Under baseball’s labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.
The final vote for the AL team also had its share of controversy, with Tigers manager Jim Leyland nominating five middle relievers for the spot.
With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?