Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 3/28/13
According to MLB Trade Rumors Facebook page and the Detroit Free Press, The Tigers have optioned Bruce Rondon, the closer in waiting, to Toledo to start the year. Rondon has had a very rough spring with his line being: 13 Appearances, 12.1 Innings Pitched, 5.84 ERA, 17 Hits, 8 Earned Runs, 9 Walks, 19 k’s, .327 BAA, 2.11 WHIP Ouch! After stringing together 5 solid outings in a row, Rondon was lit up yesterday, promoting his demotion. He’s only 22 years old, and will be back at some point during the 2013 campaign. Rondon is considered to be the 95th best prospect in baseball by Baseball America. At the same time the Tigers have optioned RHP Luis Marte to Toledo as well, bringing only one other roster decision to be made.   The current roster stands at: Pitchers: RHP Al Alburquerque RHP Joaquin Benoit LHP Phil Coke RHP Octavio Dotel LHP Darin Downs RHP Doug Fister RHP Rick Porcello RHP Anibal Sanchez RHP Max Scherzer LHP Drew Smyly RHP Justin Verlander RHP Brayan Villarreal Fielders...
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