There were three big stories at Tigers Spring Training coming into this season.
With opening day only two weeks away, Detroit Tigers starter Drew Smyly might have picked the wrong time to go into a slump.
Remember Rick Porcello? That tall lanky kid who was a pitcher for the Tigers, he wore #48? He’s gone.
Drew Smyly thought back to last year and tried to pick one moment that stood out as the highlight.
Though the Chicago White Sox have struggled on the road of late, and certainly at Comerica Park, they might be catching the Detroit Tigers at the right time.
Drew Smyly will start for the Tigers on Saturday, taking the place of an injured Doug Fister, according to the team’s Director of Media Operations.
LHP Drew Smyly is likely to be sent on a rehab assignment by the end of the weekend after throwing a full-throttle, 50-pitch bullpen session Thursday.
Drew Smyly (strained right side muscle) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 7.
The Detroit Tigers have placed rookie left-hander Drew Smyly on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his right side.
Drew Smyly got his first win since May 25 on Sunday, retiring 12 straight batters at one point before a two-run wobble in the fifth.