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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Daniel Norris isn’t strictly a bullpen option just yet. Evan Woodbery, of MLive.com, is reporting that the Tigers lefty will get his first start of the season on Friday. The Tigers game tomorrow against the Baltimore Orioles was originally scheduled 6:40 PM. However, due to inclement weather, the start of the game has been moved up to 1:00 PM per the Detroit Free Press.
Andy Patton gives us a preview of what the expect in the series against the Baltimore Orioles. He even had a chance to talk to the O’s FanSided site to get their thoughts. Niko Goodrum is expected to start in left field against the O’s.
There’s a similar preview over at SB Nation. Bless You Boys talked to the Orioles’ SB Nation site Camden Chat. Detroit Tigers pitching coach Chris Bosio cut his medical leave short by four days according to MLive.com
The Detroit Free Press has a slideshow on the 50th-anniversary reunion of the 1968 World Series Championship. Noticeably absent is Denny McClain. Although given his troubled past it’s not entirely surprising.
SB Nation’s Bless You Boys looked at some early season stats. They’re all about the small sample sizes. They should have broken down the bad weather cancellations the Tigers have had to deal with.
The Tigers have also added some catching depth. Per BYB the Tigers have signed Kade Scivicque to a minor league deal. They also have some more minor league news broken down in that article. The Detroit Tigers have the overall number one draft pick in this years MLB Draft. Brandon Day writes that the Tigers are currently eyeing another pitcher.
Casey Mize, of Auburn, threw another perfect game and the right-handed pitcher is the current favorite to be taken first overall.