The Detroit Tigers are already catching a glimpse of what infielder Zack Short can do.
Called up earlier today after Renato Nunez was designated for assignment, Short made a slick play at short stop this afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates, already making the highlight reels in his rookie MLB start:
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Short was acquired last season as part of the trade that sent Cameron Maybin to the Chicago Cubs. Skipper A.J. Hinch had this to say about his promotion:
“I think he floated all the way here from Toledo,” Hinch joked. “I told him two things: One, you’re getting promoted and two, you’re in the starting lineup. And he was one of the first players here this morning.”
– – Quote via Chris McCosky of The Detroit News Link – –