4 Detroit Tigers included on Baseball America Top 50 prospects list

Fans of the Detroit Tigers are pining for the days when their baseball team was “must-see” TV and could be expected to compete every season. If their prospect pool is any indication, we should be able to look forward to those days in short order. The Tigers just so happen to lead all Major League … Read more

Al Avila previews where Detroit Tigers young prospects could begin season

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila was interviewed this evening on 97.1 The Ticket, during which he covered a range of subjects – including the status of the team’s young prospects. For now, the anticipaation is for No. 1 overall draft selection Spencer Torkelson to begin the year with High-A West Michigan, while Riley Greene … Read more

Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson believes he can transition into a quality 3B

The Detroit Tigers selected a major part of their future with the 1st overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft, taking former Arizona State 1B Spencer Torkelson. Embed from Getty Images And while he played 1st base in college, plenty of scouts have envisioned him playing elsewhere in the infield, and shortly after the selection, … Read more

Another Top-3 draft selection in play for the Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers (22-33) have three games remaining on their schedule (potentially five should they play a double-header vs. the Cardinals), and their 2021 Draft placing will soon be determined. Every team’s placing in the draft order will be determined by this year’s results alone, rather than a combination of this season and last season. … Read more

Tigers legend Alan Trammell praises development of Riley Greene, Spencer Torkelson

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Who better for the next wave of Detroit Tigers to learn from than one of the greatest players in franchise history? Embed from Getty Images Alan Trammell, who is serving as 1st base coach for the Tigers against the St. Louis Cardinals during their series, praised the development of Tigers prospects Riley Greene and Spencer … Read more

Tigers No. 1 prospect Spencer Torkelson is ‘having a lot of fun’ with taxi squad in Toledo

Not long ago, Spencer Torkelson was considered the best power hitter in college baseball, on his way to being a top pick in the Major League Baseball Draft. Torkelson, as we now know, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft, and despite having millions of dollars that he did not have … Read more

Detroit Tigers DH Miguel Cabrera trades for Spencer Torkelson in middle of game

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

On Monday, the Detroit Tigers held their final intrasquad game of Summer Camp, and Miguel Cabrera, as usual, was having some fun. According to Anthony Fenech, Miggy traded for Tigers No. 1 draft pick Spencer Torkelson in the bottom of the fifth inning of Monday’s game. I guess when your name is Miguel Cabrera, you … Read more

Spencer Torkelson faces Casey Mize in batting practice (VIDEO)

Two major faces of the future for the Detroit Tigers faced off today at Comerica Park. Pitcher Casey Mize, Detroit’s first draft pick from 2018, and Spencer Torkelson, Detroit’s first pick earlier this year, went head to head today – all captured on video. Casey Mize vs. Spencer Torkelson in today’s Live BP pic.twitter.com/m8GN0M7Tu1 — … Read more

Spencer Torkelson receiving pointers from Tigers legend Alan Trammell (VIDEO)

Known to Detroit Tigers affectionately as “Tram”, Alan Trammell is one of the greatest players not only in team history, but in the sport itself. So who better than for the player Detroit hopes will have as legendary a career in Spencer Torkelson to receive advice and pointers from? The Hall of Fame shortstop gave … Read more

It sounds like Detroit Tigers No. 1 pick Spencer Torkelson has already forced a position change

For those of you who follow the Detroit Tigers organization closely, this will not come as a huge surprise. On Monday, Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire spoke to reporters, and when he was asked about the future of Isaac Paredes in light of No. 1 pick Spencer Torkelson being announced at a third baseman at the time of … Read more

Sights and sounds of Detroit Tigers summer camp (VIDEO)

The Detroit Tigers have been taking the field at Comerica Park the past few days for their summer Training Camp in anticipation of the shortened season slated to begin July 23. The team has been getting their first look at 1st overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson, who so far looks as good as advertised. Check … Read more

No. 1 pick Spencer Torkelson hits bomb at Spring Training 2.0 debut [Video]

It’s the Fourth of July and there were fireworks at Comerica Park on Sunday as Detroit Tigers No. 1 overall pick Spencer Torkelson made his debut. Here are some videos we came across of Torkelson going through his workouts. If you see baseballs outside of Comerica Park please don't worry. @spennyt just took BP. pic.twitter.com/LE0PzgqzPm … Read more

Detroit Tigers release Spencer Torkelson’s Summer camp jersey number

On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers released their summer workout roster and as you can see, Spencer Torkelson, who was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2020 MLB Draft, will wear No.73. Torkelson will almost certainly change his number before making his Major League debut but for now, 73 it is! Tigers summer workout roster: … Read more