“Hopefully I can stick this time and show them that I can play,” Collins said before Tuesday’s game, in which he had a hit and a walk.
In 18 games for the Tigers last season, Collins had a batting average of .250 and an on-base percentage of .280.
Holaday spent last season in Detroit as the backup to Alex Avila and played in 62 games.
Umpires overturned a call at first base in the sixth inning of Detroit’s game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, the first time baseball’s expanded instant replay system has been used at Comerica Park.
New Tigers manager Brad Ausmus explained the changes before the game Wednesday.
A late move could still be made that bumps the rookie back down, but only six days remain until Opening Day.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the following 16 players have been invited to major league camp this spring in Lakeland, FL
The Detroit Tigers announced today they have sent their top prospect Nick Castellanos down to the minors along with seven others.
Max Scherzer struck out six in 2 2-3 hitless innings Friday and the Detroit Tigers defeated the New York Mets 3-2.