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Castro twirls stellar outing for Erie

No. 21 Tigers prospect whiffs 11 over season-high seven frames
June 19, 2019

Anthony Castro has bounced back and forth between starting and bullpen duties this season, but he's found a groove in both roles in June. Back on the hill with a chance to start Wednesday, he delivered his best outing of the year. The No. 21 Tigers prospect allowed one run on

Whitecaps sweep their way to Best Team MiLBY

Tigers affiliate sways staff and fan vote with record-setting season
November 2, 2017

Every team strives to be the last one standing, but every so often the best club doesn't win it all. For the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps, a disappointing final act could not overshadow a season full of accomplishments.There was no secret formula to the Whitecaps' success. The Tigers affiliate

Whitecaps set MWL record with 24th shutout

Tigers Class A affiliate breaks 1974 mark held by Quad Cities
August 12, 2017

Before the season started, Class A West Michigan pitching coach Jorge Cordova had a simple message for his staff: attack hitters low in the strike zone consistently and care for each pitcher like they were a brother. But did Cordova think those words would lead to historic success? Not until recently. "I

Anderson wins Pitcher of the Week with 11 K's

Giolito secures IL honor after seven hitless innings for Charlotte
May 30, 2017

After a rough start to the year, Ian Anderson finally had his curveball working last week. It turned out to be award-winning.Anderson struck out a career-high 11 batters over six scoreless frames on May 25 to secure his second win for Class A Rome, earning him the South Atlantic League

Castro piles up career-high 12 strikeouts

Tigers right-hander delivers six scoreless innings for Whitecaps
May 26, 2017

If Anthony Castro's 6.43 ERA after his first two starts this season qualified as a low point, his last two outings have been on the opposite end of the spectrum.The Detroit right-hander followed up a career-high 6 2/3 innings in his last start with a professional-best 12 strikeouts over six