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Rule 5 pick Reyes has Tigers' full attention

[ad_1] Ron Gardenhire has had his share of success stories with Rule 5 Draft picks. Neither Gardenhire nor the Tigers have any idea how lanky, speedy outfielder Victor Reyes will turn out. They don't know yet if Reyes is worth keeping on the Opening Day roster, but as Gardenhire tries to figure out whom to carry on his bench, the discussion with the front office seems to be percolating. [ad_2]
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deGrom K's the side in strong spring debut

[ad_1] The slow crawl of Jacob deGrom's spring crescendoed into something tangible on Sunday, when he took the mound for the first time in a Grapefruit League game. deGrom's first pitch of the spring clocked in at 95 mph. His second was 96. His third, also 96, buzzed across home plate's outside corner, giving deGrom the first of three consecutive strikeouts. [ad_2] Source link