Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Another 5 runs on the board, as the Tigers win on the road against Baltimore 5-4.

Nick Castellanos
Photo (Julian H. Gonzalez, Detroit Free Press)
Nick Castellanos celebrated his 23rd Birthday today with a home run, a 2-run shot, as the Tigers swept their home-and-home series against Baltimore with a 5-4 win.  Jose Iglesias, returning from a season lost to injury in 2014, played 3 full innings in the field and went 0-2 at the plate. Outfielder Steven Moya who missed yesterday’s game with back-spasms, returned to action picking up an opposite-field RBI single.  Anibal Sanchez threw 21 pitches- 14 strikes- in 2 scoreless-innings of work 

Anibal Sanchez
Photo (Jonathan Dyer, USA Today)
The Tigers have now scored 32 runs in their first 3 spring training games of the season, and have only allowed 8, while starting 3-0, including a 15-2 victory over Florida Southern on Sunday.  


Joel Hanrahan
Photo (Julian H Gonzalez, Detroit Free Press)
Off the field, it was learned that Joel Hanrahan, would be undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 18, for the 2nd time in the past twenty-two months. The Tigers released the 33 year-old pitcher after the announcement that he needed the season-ending surgery. 

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