By TC Zencka | March 20, 2021 at 6:27pm CDT White Sox outfielder Adam Engel will be re-evaluated by team doctors tomorrow after straining his right hamstring in spring play today, per Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times (via Twitter). Engel, 29, has a relatively important role on the South Side this season as
Lakeland, Fla. — Their participation in Grapefruit League games isn’t over, but their time in big-league camp is. As expected, the Tigers Saturday reassigned their top two position player prospects — outfielder Riley Greene and third baseman Spencer Torkelson — to mini-camp. “They are really good players and I see why the organization is high
Lakeland, Fla. — The Pirates had a runner on first with two outs in the second inning Saturday. Tigers starter Matthew Boyd, who needed 27 pitches to get through a scoreless first inning, was already at 14 pitches in the second. He didn’t need to throw another pitch. He made a quick move to first
The Tigers 3-1 victory over the Pirates was boosted by Miguel Cabrera’s first home run of Spring Training.
LAKELAND, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1, on Saturday at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, improving to 8-10 in Grapefruit League play. What happened Left-hander Matthew Boyd started and pitched four innings. He worked up to 80 pitches (51 strikes) and seems on track to start the first or second
Lakeland, Fla. – He was just 20 years old and in the United States for the first time, stationed, in all places, Clinton, Iowa. A native of Nicaragua, he’d played his first two pro seasons in the Venezuelan Summer League and to feel very much like a stranger in a strange land. He was alone.
The Tigers will begin selling individual game tickets Thursday, after the state increased capacity limits to 8,200 starting with Opening Day on April 1. Tickets will be available at tigers.com, but the team said availability will be limited because priority will go to season-ticket holders. On Friday, the state eased outdoor gathering restrictions. The Tigers
The latest MLB Pipeline Tigers Top 30 Prospects list is out, as well as Pipeline’s farm system rankings, where Detroit remains second to Tampa Bay. The top of the list remained pretty static, but the back half shifted quite a bit. The unveiling prompted questions; here are some best attempts at answers: At the very
For the second time this Spring Training, Spencer Torkelson has been cut, this time from the Tigers’ camp roster. Despite the well-deserved attention on Torkelson, who retains his top spot in MLB Pipeline’s just-updated Tigers Top 30 prospects list, and outfielder Riley Greene, who ranks third, neither was going to make the team yet. Their
Detroit Tigers fans received some great news Friday morning. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will allow about 8,200 fans to go to Comerica Park on April 1 for Opening Day against the Cleveland Indians. That’s fantastic. But the pressure is now on Tigers fans to show that they can do the right thing. As fast as this
LAKELAND, Fla. — The Detroit Tigers cut top hitting prospect Spencer Torkelson and Riley Greene from big league spring training Saturday, sending them to the team’s mini-camp in Lakeland for the remainder of March. There are 39 players remaining in MLB camp. “I learned that the makeup is real and the talent is real,” manager
The Detroit Tigers have had some interesting history when it comes to signing relievers off the perpetual scrapheap with a mixed bag of results. When taking flyers on proven veterans who are nearing the end of their careers, for every Octavio Dotel, who gave you at least one good season of productivity as he did…
LAKELAND, Fla. — The numbers don’t paint a majestic picture for Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize: Eight hits, one walk, five earned runs and five strikeouts across 3⅔ innings Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Neither do the 23-year-old’s numbers through four outings in spring training: 12 hits, 10 walks, 11 earned runs and 12 strikeouts
There are questions about so many prospects heading into the 2021 campaign because of the cancelled minor league season in 2020. Of the players who have the biggest question marks, those whose stateside debuts were anticipated and then delayed in 2020 have to top the list. The lack of information is, frankly, impossible to navigate.
Detroit Tigers fans received some great news Friday morning. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will allow about 8,200 fans to go to Comerica Park on April 1 for Opening Day against the Cleveland Indians. That’s fantastic. But the pressure is now on Tigers fans to show that they can do the right thing. As fast as this measure loosened
Lansing — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration will allow crowds of up to 20% of capacity limits at outdoor stadiums and will impose new testing requirements for youth sports as Michigan experiences jumps in COVID-19 cases. Michigan health officials have issued a new epidemic order requiring rapid testing for all youth athletes ages 13-19 beginning April 2,
With less than two weeks until Opening Day, teams are starting to trim their rosters closer to the 26-player limit — though every big league club seemingly has a player or two still very much “on the bubble.” To break it all down, MLB.com’s beat reporters took a closer look at the biggest remaining decision
An up-and-down day for Casey Mize did feature 5 K’s, while JaCoby Jones provided the lone offensive firework with a blast to left field.