Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Since the last time we updated the Nation on the action in the bushes for the Tigers, we’ve seen a lot of predominantly reserve players pressed into action and playing more regularly for the parent club because of the injuries. In addition to promoting Triple-A All-Star Casey McGehee, Detroit has also had to promote shortstop Dixon Machado … Read more

Tigers minor league pitcher suspended 50 games following failed drug test

On Monday, West Michigan Whitecaps starting pitcher Spenser Watkins was suspended 50 games following a positive drug test. The failed test was the second for Watkins, hence the 50 game suspension. The Detroit Tigers released the following statement regarding the suspension: “The Detroit Tigers recognize the suspension of Spenser Watkins for violating Major League Baseball’s … Read more