Here’s a look at Monday’s top performers in the Arizona Fall League from each team’s Top 30 Prospects list. Tigers: Spencer Torkelson, 1B/3B (MLB No. 4), Salt River RaftersThough Monday marked the first game Torkelson didn’t record a hit in the AFL, he still drew three walks and scored a run in Salt River’s 7-6
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Throughout his six-year tenure as general manager of the Detroit Tigers’ organization, Al Avila hasn’t exactly turned up bountiful riches in terms of player acquisition at the major league level. His finds, including Niko Goodrum, Victor Reyes, and Eric Haase, have more often amounted to useful but unspectacular and often temporary fixes. While Jose Cisnero
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DETROIT — The Tigers’ rebuild has reached the point where the farm system is producing contributors at the Major League level. The future of the rotation has arrived with Casey Mize, Tarik Skubal and Matt Manning, but for the first time in years, Detroit’s bullpen is built around effective homegrown pieces, from closer Gregory Soto
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Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Tigers’ Casey Mize wants to ‘lead our team in innings’ Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize talks Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, after his team’s 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press The Detroit Tigers are focused on taking the next step toward becoming a
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The Detroit Tigers had lost four games in a row and five of their last six when Tyler Alexander took the mound Aug. 20 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. The Blue Jays were bewildered. Alexander allowed one run over seven innings, setting the Tigers up for a 4-1 win in extra innings. The top four batters in Toronto’s
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PEORIA, Ariz. — Spencer Torkelson feels comfortable hitting in a loaded lineup. He certainly feels comfortable hitting in the Phoenix metro area. His early days in the Arizona Fall League certainly represent that. MLB Pipeline’s No. 4 overall prospect picked up three hits (all singles) in his third AFL game Friday night to help lead
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Comstock Park, Michigan – Friday, October 15, 2021 – Since 2007, the West Michigan Whitecaps have been adding high profile names to their Hall of Fame. The Whitecaps announced today that fans are invited to cast their vote for the Hall of Fame class of 2022. Nominations have been made for former Whitecaps players, managers,
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Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch spoke about the past, present and future of his club last week at Comerica Park, after finishing 77-85 this season. Hinch chatted about the possibility of acquiring elite-level players in free agency this offseason, such as an established starting pitcher and an All-Star shortstop. The list of shortstops, by the way, is headlined by Carlos
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