Last season Detroit’s bullpen had an ERA of 4.29, ranked 27th in the major leagues.
Ausmus said the power Castellanos shows in practice should eventually manifest more in games, but he needs to work on his pitch selection.
“You can tell just by watching hitters’ reactions on certain pitches how nasty he’s going to be,” pitching coach Jeff Jones said.
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus gave an update Thursday on first baseman Miguel Cabrera.
While the concept of pitch framing is nothing new, what is more recent is the quantification of it, and the Tigers have taken notice.
While the Tigers have high hopes for McCann, they also like what they have seen over a span of time with Avila and Holaday.
he Detroit Tigers held their first full squad workout of spring training Tuesday.
For the first time in a while, the Detroit Tigers may not be favored to win the AL Central.
“We’re going to miss those guys and those personalities,” Ausmus said, “but I’m not worried about there being a problem in the clubhouse.”
“We were up late but it was worth it.”