One thing is for sure, as long as there is money involved in athletics, there will always be a number of players who will do whatever is necessary to get to the top, even if it means breaking the rules.
According to MLB writer Jason Beck, former Detroit Tigers reliever Angel Nesbitt, who is currently a free agent, has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for Heptaminol, which is a stimulant.
Former Tigers reliever Angel Nesbitt suspended 50 games by MLB after positive test for Heptaminol, a stimulant. He's currently a minor-league free agent.
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) November 17, 2017
Nesbitt, who has spent most of his career in the minor leagues, had his only shot in the Big Leagues in 2015 when he made 24 appearances for the Tigers. During that cup of coffee in Detroit, he posted a 5.40 ERA and struck out 14 batters in 21.2 IP. Following the 2015 season, Nesbitt bounced all over the Tigers minor league system over the next two seasons before becoming a free agent.
Section 313, Seat No. 17- Detroit Tigers Offseason Blueprint: Part 2
Here we are again projecting the offseason for the Detroit Tigers. What we have been looking at is our view of the route we see the Tigers going, and the one that makes the most sense moving forward.
It should be stated again:
The Tigers 2018 season is not going to be the prettiest baseball, not like the expected championship runs of the last decade. But, if we understand that the team will not be what we’ve become accustomed to, and “trust the process,” it can pay off in the long run.
The goal of the 2018 season for the Tigers is simply this: save money by suffering through a season of a couple inflated contracts and get your younger players the most experience possible.
In order to achieve this goal, there are certain offseason moves the Tigers should make. We’ll handle them in four sections: cuts to be made, free agents to sign, trades to make, and projecting the 25-man roster. Each section will be released on subsequent Fridays for the next four weeks.
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