Detroit Tigers make decision on Matt Manning, call up Trey Wingenter

Detroit Tigers make decision on Matt Manning: Folks, this kid cannot catch a break.

Detroit Tigers make decision on Matt Manning, call up Trey Wingenter

According to the Detroit Tigers, they have summoned right-handed reliever Trey Wingenter from Triple-A Toledo to fill the void left by starting pitcher Matt Manning. Manning's unfortunate injury occurred when he was struck by a 119.5 mph line drive, resulting in a fractured bone in his right foot during Wednesday's game against the Yankees.

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Why it Matters

Unfortunately, Manning's injury will cause him to miss the remainder of the 2023 season. Manning's 2023 campaign concludes with a 3.58 ERA across 78 innings, spanning 15 starts.

Trey Wingenter has experienced a season of ups and downs. His 2023 performance reflects mixed results, with a 1-0 record accompanied by a 7.00 ERA in 9 innings of play. Notably, Wingenter has demonstrated an ability to strike out opponents, tallying 11 strikeouts against five walks.

TL;DR (too long didn't read)

  1. Detroit Tigers recall Trey Wingenter to replace the injured Matt Manning.
  2. Manning's season ends due to a fractured foot, concluding with a 3.58 ERA.
  3. Wingenter brings a mixed season record but displays recent promise in Toledo.

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