The Philadelphia Phillies have released outfielder Delmon Young after he cleared waivers and refused an assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Jhonny Peralta’s grand slam capped an eight-run sixth inning for Detroit, and the Tigers overcame Miguel Cabrera’s ejection in a 12-4 win over the collapsing Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Miguel Cabrera homered in his first at-bat after returning from a hip injury and Max Scherzer held Philadelphia to one hit in six innings to become baseball’s first 15-game winner as the Detroit Tigers routed the Phillies 10-0 Saturday night.
The Detroit Tigers official Twitter is that Cabrera will be back in the line-up for tonight’s game.
Alex Avila’s two-run double in the fifth inning put Detroit ahead, and Doug Fister pitched eight impressive innings for the Tigers in a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.
Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam and Don Kelly also homered off Roy Halladay, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Cliff Lee looked sharp in his spring debut for Philadelphia and Miguel Cabrera homered again for the Detroit Tigers in a 10-1 win Monday over the Phillies.
Delmon Young has some incentive to lay off the desserts: He can earn $600,000 based on his weight this season.
In just a few months, Delmon Young went from MVP of the American League championship series to a guy hoping for an opportunity.