Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Detroit Tigers Make Right Call to Move Anibal Sanchez Back into Bullpen
June 29th, 2016 at 7:03 AM
DETROIT -- It only took one start for the Detroit Tigers to realize the error of their ways. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, with the team back at the ballpark following an ugly weekend against the Cleveland Indians, Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus revealed that Anibal Sanchez is heading back into the bullpen. Sanchez has been a...

Anibal Sanchez Looks Destined to Be Fixture in Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Instead of Rotation
June 26th, 2016 at 10:17 AM
Can a starting pitcher who makes $16 million dollars really be a reliever? Should he be? ***VIDEO1*** The Detroit Tigers might now be destined to find out the answer to that question with starter Anibal Sanchez, who struggled through his first start back out of the bullpen on Saturday. Sanchez lasted only five...

Daniel Norris, Anibal Sanchez Back in Detroit Tigers’ Rotation Hoping to Provide a Boost
June 22nd, 2016 at 1:08 PM
The Detroit Tigers have been getting some better starting pitching lately, and much of it has come from their rookie Michael Fulmer. ***VIDEO1*** Still, the team wants to be careful and prudent with Fulmer despite the fact that he's been the team's best pitcher for the better part of a month. That's...

Detroit Tigers’ Lack of Starting Pitching Depth Rearing Its Head Once Again
June 14th, 2016 at 1:29 PM
Monday night, the Detroit Tigers let another major opportunity go by the wayside. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit had a chance to not only continue the momentum from a successful weekend in New York, but to kick their Central Division competition even more while they were down. Early on, the Tigers pounded James Shields, the Chicago...

With Fourth Round Pick of Louisville’s Kyle Funkhouser, Detroit Tigers Might Strike Gold
June 11th, 2016 at 8:55 AM
On day two of the MLB Draft on Friday, the Detroit Tigers continued to go pitching-heavy. ***VIDEO1*** With five of the team's seven picks, pitchers were the choice for Detroit, and perhaps no pitcher taken was as interesting as the team's fourth round selection Kyle Funkhouser, a righty from the Louisville Cardinals. Funkhouser...