They kept Inge because he hit left-handers well late last season and during the postseason.
People were texting me a combination of disdain and disbelief. Social media has not exploded like this since the Tigers signed Prince Fielder.
The Detroit Tigers have activated infielder Brandon Inge from the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
With “Inge”sanity ruling discussion during spring training, the real issues about the Tigers once the season begin have been pushed to the background.
While it is understood Brandon Inge’s only real chance for success as a major league hitter at this point is vs. left handed pitching, platooning him at second base with another right-handed hitter, Ryan Raburn, does not make sense.
I suppose it’s time to accept that the Brandon Inge Unhinged Binge will never end — at least not in our lifetimes.
So Jim Leyland has announced that after Brandon Inge is eligible to come off the disabled list he will platoon with Ryan Raburn at second base meaning he will be on the Tigers 25 man roster.
Today with the news that Brandon Inge will start the season on the 15-day DL the writer down in Lakeland talked to Jim Leyland about the situation.
The Detroit Tigers have placed infielder Brandon Inge on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.
If Danny Worth were to make the opening day club instead of Inge, it would be understandable.