Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam in his first game for Detroit, Ian Kinsler added a three-run homer and the Tigers routed the Baltimore Orioles 15-2 Tuesday in a spring training opener.
“I think Detroit, in this moment, is one of the best teams in the league,” Cespedes said. “I think not only me, but what player wouldn’t want to be on this team?”
“I like our ball club,” Dombrowski said, “and if we can get there, I like our chances.”
“He’s taking it to Detroit,” Vega said. “It’s definitely going to be in the city of Detroit.”
That arm could be a huge factor at Comerica Park.
“We were up late but it was worth it.”
Porcello pitched the best he ever has in 2014, recording an ERA of 3.43 over 204 2/3 innings.
With baseball’s Winter Meetings taking place in San Diego next week, the rumor mill is heating up.
In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.