The Detroit Tigers returned to action last Tuesday to take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Comerica Park before traveling to Oakland for the start of the team’s west coast stretch.
April is a month that Detroit sports fans have come accustomed to over the years, as baseball season roars to a return while hockey and basketball seasons enter the stretch run of their regular seasons.
In a sport that has very few captains, I ask myself this question; who do I think would be the current captain of the Detroit Tigers?
The last time Victor Martinez stepped onto Comerica Park’s field in 2011, he was teammates with several former Tigers that led the team to their first ever AL Central title.
With almost all the positional spots locked down, the Tigers still have a hole at closer, with no one answer given by management at this point.
The Detroit Tigers entered spring training last month with something most teams would covet; a surplus of starting pitching.
Last week, while many people were celebrating Valentine’s Day, others were celebrating the return of baseball in the form of spring training.