It’s only Wednesday but thanks to Rob Manfred, the week feels like it has been a long one for baseball fans. It’s time to catch you up on the latest news in baseball and the Detroit Tigers.
We have our first MLB Draft 2020 player come to terms as Trei Cruz, the Detroit Tigers 3rd round draft pick signed for $900,000, which is over slot value, which was $857,400. Cruz, the switch-hitting infielder, is the first Tigers’ draft pick to sign. Cruz posted on Twitter the good news.
Matt Boyd On the “Top Step Podcast”
From Seattle Mariners pitcher Ryan Rowland-Smith spoke to Tigers lefty ace Matt Boyd on his podcast ” The Top Step Podcast. Boyd discussed his off-season so far to stay in shape, his time growing up in Washington, and how a conservation with former Tiger Ian Kinsler changed his perspective on pitching. He also shared the same feelings as most players have during this whole COVID-19 situation. They want to go out there and play.