TAMPA, Fla. -- Left-hander Casey Crosby came into spring training one month ago with a legitimate shot to stick as the second left-hander in the Detroit Tigers bullpen.
But after elbow problems delayed his first Grapefruit League appearance until Sunday, Crosby -- despite having a future with the team -- was among six pitchers and two catchers optioned to the minors on Wednesday...
Left-handed pitcher Casey Crosby remains on the 40-man roster for the Detroit Tigers. If he appears with the Tigers again, it will most likely be as a reliever, rather than a starter.
Crosby (6-5, 228) will come to spring training aiming for a bullpen job. Two years ago, he came to Lakeland, Fla., trying to win a job as the Tigers’ No. 5 starter.
Although he didn’t win the...
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers moved another prospect out of big league camp, as they optioned Casey Crosby to Toledo.
Casey Crosby has had a taste of major league life. It's how he digests it that will determine whether he'll be able to eat up more innings in Detroit. Crosby was optioned back to Class AAA Toledo after pitching 3 2/3 innings Friday night. He will take back with him some advice from manager Jim Leyland, who doesn't feel Crosby's three games of experience with the...
The middle of June is about the time of year when teams start deciding whether or not they will be buyers or sellers before the July 31st trade deadline. Of course there is still quite a bit of time left before that date, so a team could improve and become a buyer, or fall in a slump and join the sellers.
This year two teams that have become notorious buyers find themselves in third...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Actual Transaction News: Yesterday’s Three Promotions
2. Featured Game: New York AL at Detroit, 19:05 ET (Free Game)
3. One Other Notable Game
4. Today’s Complete Schedule
Actual Transaction News: Yesterday’s Three Promotions
Three notable players were promoted...
The Detroit Tigers rookie will make his debut on Friday night vs. the Yankees. We revisit an interview he did with us at the start of this season. Continue reading →
In the latest podcast, the staff discusses Casey Crosby and whether or not he's ready to compete at the major league level today, is Delmon Young's position in the lineup hurting him, which players through the first two months of the year are cause for concern, and who has been breaking out.
Casey Crosby had one thing to prove to the Detroit Tigers Organization heading in to the 2011 season…simply that he could stay healthy. He responded in a big way, pitching in a career high 131 innings and earning a spot on the Tigers 40 man roster in the off season. Staying healthy has been the major roadblock in Crosby’s development after being drafted out of high school by...
Detroit Tigers prospect Casey Crosby joins FOX Sports/Scout.com Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss the details of his Arizona Fall League experience.