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Opening Day is right around the corner and the Detroit Tigers are continuing their preparations for the 2023 season. After winning just 66 games in 2022, the Tigers will look to take a big step forward in 2023, though they will certainly have their work cut out for them, as they really did not make any big moves in the offseason to solidify their roster. Chris McCosky of The Detroit News has released his Detroit Tigers Opening Day roster prediction, and there are quite a few new faces from a year ago.
- Detroit Tigers preparing for 2023 season
- Opening Day approaching soon
- Tigers won only 66 games in 2022
- Tigers looking to improve this season
- No major offseason acquisitions for Tigers
- Chris McCosky predicts Tigers' Opening Day roster
- Several new faces on predicted roster compared to last year.
Chris McCosky predicts 2023 Detroit Tigers Opening Day roster
Catchers: Eric Haase, Jake Rogers, Donny Sands
Infielders: Spencer Torkelson, Jonathan Schoop, Javier Báez, Nick Maton, Cesar Hernandez, DH Miguel Cabrera
Outfielders: Riley Greene, Austin Meadows, Akil Baddoo, Matt Vierling
Starting pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez, Michael Lorenzen, Matt Boyd, Spencer Turnbull, Matt Manning
Relief pitchers: Alex Lange, Jose Cisnero, Jason Foley, Tyler Alexander, Mason Englert, Beau Brieske, Tyler Holton, Will Vest
Bottom Line: Time will tell
It is only March 9th, so there is still plenty of time for changes to take place, but McCosky's prediction seems pretty spot on at this point. One thing is for sure, Tigers manager A.J. Hinch is going to have some big decisions to make before Opening Day rolls around and it is going to be very interesting to see which direction he goes.