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Spencer Torkelson has shown Tigers why they took him No. 1

DETROIT (AP) Spencer Torkelson has quickly showed the Detroit Tigers why they drafted him No. 1 overall this year and gave him a $8-plus million signing bonus to get in uniform for training camp.

Torkelson put his power on full display during his first batting practice.

Standings - AL Central

Teams W L Pct GB L10 Stk
MIN 101 61 .623 - 8-2 L1
CLE 93 69 .574 8.0 4-6 L5
CHW 72 89 .447 28.5 7-3 W1
KC 59 103 .364 42.0 3-7 W1
DET 47 114 .292 53.5 2-8 L1

Team Leaders - Hitting

Name Total
AVG Miguel Cabrera .282
HR C.J. Cron 25
RBI C.J. Cron 78
R Niko Goodrum 61
SB Niko Goodrum 12
RC Miguel Cabrera 65.2
OBP Miguel Cabrera .346
SLG Miguel Cabrera .398
OPS Miguel Cabrera .744

Team Leaders - Pitching

Name Total
W Ivan Nova 11
K Matthew Boyd 238
IP Ivan Nova 187
QS Matthew Boyd 14
SV Joe Jimenez 9
ERA Matthew Boyd 4.56
WHIP Chance Kirby -

Team Rankings - Hitting

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
R 582 5 15
AVG .240 5 13
SLG 0.388 5 15
OBP .294 5 15
HR 149 5 15
SB 57 4 11

Team Rankings - Pitching

Total AL Rank MLB Rank
W 47 5 15
ERA 5.25 5 14
WHIP 1.460 4 13
K/9 8.59 3 9
BAA 0.275 5 15
SLG 0.478 5 14
OBP .342 4 12

Latest Game - Sep 29, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
DET (47-114) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 1
CHW (72-89) 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 x 5 4 0

W: Cordero (1-1) L: Turnbull   (3-17) S: Herrera (1)

DET - HR: Cabrera (12) , Rodriguez   (14)

CHW - HR: Castillo   (12)

Player News

Daniel Norris SP: Norris said Thursday that the... Jul 9, 12:01PM

Victor Reyes LF: Tigers hitting coach Joe... Jul 9, 9:57AM

JaCoby Jones CF: Jones hit a home run in an... Jul 8, 8:45PM

Rony Garcia RP: Garcia pitched well in an... Jul 8, 8:34PM

Michael Fulmer SP: Fulmer (elbow) tossed two... Jul 8, 8:26PM

Player Injuries

Player Injury Status Exp Return
Daniel Norris SP Undisclosed Covid-19 2020/07/28
Michael Fulmer SP Elbow 60-day IL 2020/07/24

Recent Transactions

Date Player Transaction
2020/07/08 Daniel Norris SP   Placed on 10-Day IL (Undisclosed injury)
2020/06/26 Alex Wilson RP   Released

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Sep 29 @Chicago Sox L, 5-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 28 @Chicago Sox W, 4-3 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 28 @Chicago Sox L, 7-1 Boxscore Recap
Fri, Sep 27 @Chicago Sox T, Boxscore Recap
Fri, Sep 27 @Chicago Sox PPD Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Fri, Jul 24 @Cincinnati 6:10PM EDT Preview
Sat, Jul 25 @Cincinnati 5:10PM EDT Preview
Sun, Jul 26 @Cincinnati 1:10PM EDT Preview
Mon, Jul 27 Kansas City 7:10PM EDT Preview
Tue, Jul 28 Kansas City 7:10PM EDT Preview