Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 4/9/13
DETROIT -- Denard Robinson has a decent arm. Hey, he was the starting quarterback at the University of Michigan for a while. But when Robinson threw out the first pitch before Tuesdays Tigers-Blue Jays game at Comerica Park, he spiked it about five feet in front of the plate. Terrible! said Robinson, who smiled and laughed it off. Just horrible, man. I tried to baby it up there. They told me not to throw it too hard, and I didnt even throw it to the plate. While walking off the field and through a tunnel behind home plate, Robinson added, Its all good, though. Robinson said he hasn't been throwing for NFL scouts because he likely won't get drafted as a quarterback. He's been auditioning as a receiver, returner and defensive back. He claims the ulnar-nerve damage that kept him from throwing late in the season isn't a problem now. I can throw just fine, Robinson said. Apparently, just not a baseball.
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