“It might have been the best outing we’ve had from him,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after Tuesday’s win over the Twins.
Besides the Rockies and Diamondbacks, other teams relying on the shift more often include Detroit (on pace for 532), Cincinnati (502) and San Diego (491).
“Alex is going to see Dr. Kyle Anderson … tomorrow for another evaluation,” Ausmus said. “We should know more tomorrow.”
Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Verlander said he will see how he feels Wednesday, but his immediate reaction was that the session went well.
Verlander also made a little non-throwing news last week when he sent out a social media message dedicated to all his haters.
Martinez had recently been moved to the sixth spot because of struggles at the plate, but Ausmus said Martinez has turned a corner.
Father’s Day only happens once a year; don’t miss out on a chance to show him he’s the Dad-of-the-year with a special delivery.
Alex Avila, Detroit’s regular catcher for the past few seasons, is dealing with a knee problem, and that means McCann will have to play a bigger role than expected at this early stage in his career.
The official MLB online shop briefly sold a plus sized woman’s Astros t-shirt — the Detroit Astros, which was very quickly taken down.