Detroit Tigers News: Miguel Cabrera on playing injured
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Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera doesn’t care if fans don’t appreciate him playing injured last season. In an interview with ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, Cabrera discusses the much more positive vibes he is having this season. The team has the day off today and Miggy is giving a deposition in his nasty paternity suit that is currently playing out in court.
Anthony Fenech, of the Detroit Free Press, thinks that Ron Gardenhire should put Jordan Zimmerman in the starting rotation. Jordan Zimmerman pitched five scoreless innings in his most recent spring training outing. The solid performance came with the help of a new weapon, writes Chris McCosky.
Also from McCosky, skipper Ron Gardenhire is impressed with prospect Jake Rogers abilities. But not so much with the flash he’s been displaying.
Gardenhire was also impressed with how well prospect Mike Gerber performed this spring.
Another debate going on with the Detroit Tigers is what to do with Victor Reyes. Over at SB Nation’s Bless You Boys, Rob Rogacki thinks the Tigers shouldn’t cut him yet. Katie Strang, of the Athletic, also gave her opinion on what she thinks the Tigers should do.
Next: 10 reasons to be excited for the 2018 season
The Detroit Tigers plan on offering three peanut friendly games during the 2018 season per CBS Detroit. MLB’s Pipeline did a Q&A with Tigers prospect Alex Faedo. You can read the full interview here. MLB Pipeline also did an in-depth report on the state of the Tigers spring training camp.
Thomas Neumann, of the Athletic, has four reasons for people to be optimistic about the 2018 Tigers season. Dixon Machado is one of the reasons he lists.
With opening day getting closer and closer the 25-man roster is almost set, writes Jason Beck.