If Peralta cannot play left field, Leyland told Stoney and Bill on 97.1 The Ticket, Peralta, who was given a 50-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, will likely not be on the playoff roster.
There is something to be said about having integrity in a game, which has so sorely lacked it in the so-called Steroids Era.
Many just by seeing the title of this blog will vehemently disagree with me.
The Tigers organization took a few steps in Jhonny Peralta’s direction yesterday when GM Dave Dombrowski offered reporters that the currently suspended infielder would begin work with the team’s instructional league.
Do you want him on the playoff roster? He is eligible to return the last weekend of the season…
Jhonny Peralta will join the club for workouts in Chicago beginning on Wednesday.
The end date of the shortstop’s suspension is Sept. 26, and Peralta could start a rehab stint in about a week.
Most of the time, defense is not pretty. Most of the time, defense is not noticed. With Jose Iglesias, the tables are turned.
Detroit Tigers second baseman Omar Infante has been recalled from Triple-A Toledo. Infante has not played for the Tigers since July 3 because of an ankle injury.
Jose Iglesias and a fresh band of Texas Rangers now have All-Star spikes to fill.