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 Outfielder Nicholas Castellanos won’t be representing the Olde English D at the All-Star game this year. Beat Writer Anthony Fenech poses the question ‘Who’s to blame for his snub?’ A stacked outfield in the American League certainly was a contributing factor in Castellanos not being an All-Star Selection.
Teammate Joe Jimenez was selected to represent the Detroit Tigers in this years All-Star Game. It’s Jimenez’s first All-Star game in his MLB career. Jimenez has been lights-out this season for the Tigers and is deserving of the All-Star nod writes Jason Beck.
As the non-waiver trade deadline approaches, Michael Fulmer has been the source of many rumors. The Tigers think that Fulmer will pay the team dividends. Whether it’s as the team’s eventual ace or returning prospects in a trade package writes Shawn Windsor, of the Detroit Free Press.
Over at the Detroit News Lynn Henning asks if prospect Jake Rogers has what it takes to play in the big leagues. The Detroit Tigers prospect has had a red hot bat so-far through his time with the Tigers farm system. Rob Rogacki , of Bless You Boys, thinks that we all need to pump the brakes on the Jake Robson train.
Over at SB Nation’s Bless You Boys, a periodic check of the Tigers farm system. The state of the rebuild is looking good, if you solely look at how much the farm system has improved over the last year.
Our own Andy Patton has a couple articles out that you might have missed. First, Jordan Zimmerman has been pitching better since returning from his DL stint. Part of that might be that Zimmerman is using his curve-ball more. Lastly, Andy breaks down some Michael Fulmer trade scenarios.