As the Tigers gave away a series with the Rangers, some talk in Detroit is that the kids of the future should start making their way up north to Detroit. In my opinion, I say keep the kids down south.
Nick Castellanos has struggled in Double-A trying to go from third base to the outfield according to Mike Cooper of the Erie News. His .301 batting average sounds good, but he is also struggling with only one extra-base hit in his last 51 at-bats and 49 total strikeouts with only one walk.
He has been able to hit with contact in Double-A but will have a lot of work to do before becoming a regular in the lineup with the big club. He may still become a September call-up but I think he, and the Tigers, would be better served if he played out his time in the minors.
The other main player that could be coming up the pipeline is Bruce Rondon, the hard throwing right hander is currently in Triple-A. Due to some, let me say ‘controlled wildness,‘ (video via our friends at the Majors Detroi...