Things haven’t exactly gone the way the Detroit Tigers would like lately. They went a dreadful 2-5 on their recent west coast strip against the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels, including a 4-game sweep in Anaheim. Tigers prospect Buck Farmer made his season debut on Thursday with Kyle Lobstein being placed on the disabled list. Farmer will likely have one more start before Lobstein returns, as well as Tigers ace Justin Verlander, who made a rehab start with the Tigers Triple-A affiliate Toledo Mud Hens on Sunday.
There is a silver lining in the Detroit Tigers‘ struggling 2015 season. Their Class-A affiliate, the West Michigan Whitecaps, have clinched a playoff spot for the Midwest League. The Whitecaps (39-26) are currently in second place in the Eastern Division of the Midwest League, 3.0 games behind the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The Whitecaps defeated the TinCaps, who … Read more