Tigers' spring invitees pitch perfect

Detroit well-armed in Grapefruit League with Mize, Manning

Detroit's No. 1 pick in the 2018 Draft, Casey Mize finished 8-3 with a 2.55 ERA across two levels last season. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | January 16, 2020 8:18 PM ET

The Tigers included three of the franchise's top four prospects -- No. 1 Casey Mize, No. 2 Matt Manning and No. 4 Tarik Skubal -- among the 25 non-roster players invited to Spring Training.

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Mize's no-hitter is Performance of Year

Top Tigers prospect allowed two baserunners in Double-A debut

Casey Mize went 8-3 with a 2.55 ERA and 0.94 WHIP in 21 starts across two levels in 2019. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | December 9, 2019 10:11 AM ET

Top Tigers prospect Casey Mize pitched a no-hitter in his Double-A debut for the Erie SeaWolves, allowing two baserunners, to earn Performance of the Year honors.

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Rogers, Castro pacing Tigers' resurgence

Major League callups leading the way for Organization All-Stars

Willi Castro led Detroit's Minor League system with 217 total bases, clubbing 47 extra-base hits. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | October 25, 2019 10:21 AM ET

Catcher Jake Rogers and shortstop Willi Castro are among the next wave of prospects expected to lead a turnaround for Detroit, which also has several power arms climbing the ladder.

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Tigers' Carpenter leads GCL All-Stars

2019 19th-rounder named MVP; O's Mills takes managing award

Kerry Carpenter hit nine home runs in the Gulf Coast League. No one else hit more than seven in 2019. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

September 4, 2019 2:19 PM ET

Tigers West outfielder Kerry Carpenter was named Most Valuable Player as the Gulf Coast League announced its end-of-season All-Star list Wednesday.

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Tigers' Numata dies following accident

Catcher had been hospitalized after suffering head injury in Erie

Chace Numata played 10 seasons in the Minor Leagues between the Phillies, Yankees and Tigers systems. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | September 2, 2019 4:26 PM ET

Minor League catcher Chace Numata has died after being hospitalized for injuries suffered in a skateboarding accident in Erie, the Detroit Tigers announced Monday.

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SeaWolves' Numata hospitalized

Veteran catcher reportedly injured in skateboard accident

Chace Numata was a South Atlantic League All-Star in 2013 and a Florida State League All-Star in 2016. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Daren Smith | August 30, 2019 8:06 PM ET

Veteran catcher Chace Numata of the Double-A Erie SeaWolves was hospitalized Friday after he was injured in a skateboarding accident, GoErie.com reported.

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MWL notes: Lipcius ahead of learning curve

West Michigan slugger benefits from nuclear engineering studies

A third-round pick in June, Andre Lipcius is hitting .272 with two homers and 25 RBIs in 61 games for West Michigan. (Emily Jones/MiLB.com)

By Curt Rallo | August 29, 2019 10:59 AM ET

A former nuclear engineering student at the University of Tennessee, Tigers third base prospect Andre Lipcius has been soaking up a lot of information in his pro debut with the Whitecaps.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of August 23

Tigers' Skubal fans 11 more; Giants' Dubon scores five runs

Tarik Skubal ranks second among all Minor Leaguers with 175 strikeouts across two levels. (Erie SeaWolves)

August 24, 2019 11:42 AM ET

Tigers left-hander Tarik Skubal struck out 11 over 5 2/3 innings for Double-A Erie, while Giants infielder Mauricio Dubon tied his career high with five runs scored for Triple-A Sacramento.

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Manning, Dalbec excel among Eastern elites

Tigers, Red Sox prospects highlight league's All-Star selections

Matt Manning and Bobby Dalbec both proved themselves in their first tastes of the upper Minors at Double-A this season.

By Chris Tripodi | August 23, 2019 1:58 PM ET

MLB.com's No. 27 overall prospect Matt Manning and No. 2 Red Sox prospect Bobby Dalbec were both among the Eastern League leaders in several categories this season.

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Erie's Paredes has monster doubleheader

No. 5 Tigers prospect goes 8-for-11 with pro-best five-hit game

Isaac Paredes has collected10 multi-hit efforts in August with Double-A Erie. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | August 21, 2019 11:46 PM ET

Detroit Tigers No. 5 prospect Isaac Paredes went 8-for-11 -- including a career-high five-hit game -- as Double-A Erie split Wednesday's twinbill with Richmond.

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