“I just wanted to give him one more day off the left side,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday morning.
“Tonight’s a good win, and Mrazek stood tall for us,” Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock said.
A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.
Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.
Verlander told reporters Wednesday that fatigue, not pain, cut the session short.
Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays. Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months.
Maybe Martinez’s production will take a dip at some point this season. For now, baseball’s most improbable budding star continues to shine.
With the pageantry and tradition of Opening Day, America’s pastime is officially back.
Following offseason surgery on his ankle and foot, Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera is off to his best start in years.
Ian Kinsler hit an RBI single and Yoenis Cespedes doubled in two runs during a four-run ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers stayed unbeaten with a 9-6 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.