Spencer Torkelson will figure it out for the Detroit Tigers

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The Detroit Tigers have severely underperformed the expectations of many. One of the players who has underperformed is Spencer Torkelson. He was selected with the first overall pick in the 2020 MLB First-Year Amateur Player Draft and was ranted and raved about since day one. As one of the best prospects in baseball, there was … Read more

Detroit Tigers: The Week In Numbers 5/16 – 5/22

As a result of a scheduled day off and a rain-out, the Detroit Tigers only played in a total of five games over the last week (Monday through Sunday). They played three games in Tampa Bay and two in Cleveland, with the scheduled off day in between the two road sets. Though the overall statistics … Read more

Spencer Torkelson hits moonshot for fourth home run of season [Video]

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Bombs away! It’s been a struggle for Spencer Torkelson during his rookie season with the Detroit Tigers but he sure did not struggle in his most recent at bat against the Tampa Bay Rays. Watch as Torkelson blasts his team leading fourth home run of the season. Get Torked!!! TB = Tork Bomb 💣 pic.twitter.com/COicMARyWi … Read more

Detroit Tigers The Week That Was: Miguel Cabrera is heating up

The Detroit Tigers played in eight games over the last week, including a doubleheader on Tuesday. Over those eight games, the team went 4-4. Here is a player-by-player breakdown of how each member of the team did over the past week. Detroit Tigers Hitters Embed from Getty Images Robbie Grossman: 1-25, 3 rbi, 5 walks, 11 … Read more

Examining the Stats – Why the Tigers are THIS bad

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For the first time in quite a while, there was legitimate optimism at the start of the year for the Detroit Tigers. The offseason saw a high-profile free agency signing in shortstop Javier Baez, a trade for a true power threat in outfielder Austin Meadows, another high-profile free agency signing in top-of-the-rotation starter Eduardo Rodriguez, the emergence of rookie Spencer Torkelson, and the … Read more

Detroit Tigers 1B Spencer Torkelson keeps fans on their feet with home run [Video]

We’ve got another Tork Bomb to report! Embed from Getty Images Detroit Tigers 1B Spencer Torkelson continues his fine rookie campaign by blasting an opposite-field home run, keeping the crowd at Comerica Park on their feet in the wake of Miguel Cabrera’s 3,000th career hit and sending the big man across home plate for another … Read more

Detroit Tigers 1B Spencer Torkelson leaps to make latest defensive gem [Video]

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Detroit Tigers rookie 1B Spencer Torkelson came through once again with another key defensive play, this time tonight at Comerica Park against the New York Yankees. He robbed New York’s Aaron Hicks of a hit in the top of the 3rd inning, making a flying leap to snag the ball before it sailed into right … Read more

A.J. Hinch says he he loves the emotion Spencer Torkelson showed after hitting bomb [Video]

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As soon as Spencer Torkelson made contact with the pitch, he immediately turned to the Detroit Tigers dugout to start celebrating. That pitch came in the seventh inning with the Tigers trailing the Kansas City Royals 1-0 and Miguel Cabrera standing on second base following a double. The ball ended up flying 432-feet before it … Read more