The Detroit Tigers will keep Mike Hessman around at the minor league level next season.
Hessman, 36, has proven to be a slugger at the Triple-A level hitting 272 homers in the International league for a total of 417 minor league homers.
Even with those impressive numbers, Hessman has not appeared in a game at the big league level since 2010. His chances of appearing in a game during...
In 109 career games in the majors, first baseman Mike Hessman batted .188 and never played more than 32 games over five disjointed seasons.
He is now 36 years old, playing for the Toledo Mud Hens and hasn’t been in Major League Baseball since 2010.
That said, he can now call himself a home run king of the minor leagues.
Hessman hit his 259th career home run in the International...