Day one of Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp is in the books and I survived — barely, only hitting myself in the head once.
For every big leaguer, a trip to Cooperstown is the ultimate dream.
As anyone who has followed baseball in Detroit knows, it’s not something that is exclusive to St. Louis. Willie Hernandez, Mike Henneman, Todd Jones and Fernando Rodney were bullpen closers for the Tigers the past quarter century — and all were booed loudly at Tiger Stadium and/or Comerica Park.
Right-hander Jose Valverde and his bullpen mates keep rolling, and Valverde is closing in on some Tigers history.