Here at The Corner, we round up Detroit Tigers news and rumors around the Tigers blogosphere so that you don’t spend hours surfing the web searching.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer and outfielder Leonys Martin had solid outings in the teams’ victory over the O’s. Fulmer had a strong debut, pitching two solid innings. In his eyes, the injury story is over, writes Chris McCoskey. Jason Beck of MLB.com writes that Fulmer is feeling back to normal. His offseason elbow surgery is a distant memory in the past.
Alex Faedo made his spring training debut for the Tigers last week. The Tigers prospect threw 13 strikes in 18 pitches.
Jeimer Candelario gave the Tigers quite the scare when he collided with a pitcher in Monday’s matchup. Fortunately, the result was just a bruised knee for the Tigers prospect. Candelario collided with Orioles righty Kevin Gausman
Over at SB Nation’s Minor League Ball has a breakdown of the Detroit Tigers farm system. MLive.com ranks the top 18-second baseman in Tigers history. There list has many similarities to our ranking, which can be found here.
Kyle Yost of Bless You Boys writes that Leonys Martin could find himself at the top of the batting order.
Daniel Stumpf came into last season as a Rule-5 draft pick for the Tigers. Now he holds a critical bullpen role, writes Jason Beck. BYB also ranks catching prospect Sam McMillan as the Tigers fourteenth best prospect.
Opening Day is fast approaching and there are still tickets available for purchase, according to Crain’s Detroit. MLB’s Cut Four has an interesting piece on how the atmosphere at Comerica Park helped Andrew W.K. “party hard”.