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Bless You Boys May 21, 2019
How would you rank the Tigers’ top pitching prospects right now?

How would you rank the Tigers’ top pitching prospects right now?

How does your list stack up after Casey Mize and Matt Manning? Perhaps worse than the Detroit Tigers’ current six-ish game losing streak is the plethora of injuries that the pitchers in their system have endured throughout the year. The latest — and perhaps most upsetting of all — is righthander Franklin Perez, who was placed on the injured list for the second time this season with shoulder inflammation. Perez, the centerpiece of the trade that sent Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros in 2017, has only logged 23 1⁄3 innings of game action since arriving in the Tigers’ minor...
Bless You Boys May 20, 2019
Franklin Perez returns to the injured list after just one start

Franklin Perez returns to the injured list after just one start

Scores, news, and notes from around the Detroit Tigers’ farm system for Sunday, May 19, 2019. Before we get to Sunday’s results, there is some bad news to report. RHP Franklin Perez, the theoretical jewel in the Justin Verlander trade, has been moved to the 7-day injured list with yet another recurrence of shoulder inflammation. Famously acquired on August 31st, near the stroke of midnight, Perez has now been placed on the IL four times, and has managed just 23 1⁄3 innings in the Tigers farm system. Perez had only returned to action five days ago, tossing four innings on May 15. He...

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