The Detroit Tigers expected Justin Verlander to only miss one start, two at the most. Here we are just over a month into the season, and we have not seen Verlander take the field yet in a game that matters. In his place, the young Kyle Lobstein has stepped in and brought some stability to a Tigers rotation that has lacked it for the past week or so.
The first road series of the season certainly did not start the way the Detroit Tigers wanted it to, with starter Jordan Zimmermann unable to go five innings in the series opener against the Chicago White Sox. But Detroit rallied to win in extra innings and overall pitched well to earn their first series sweep … Read more