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Game 11 Open Thread - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

Mar 6, 2012; Jupiter, FL. USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly (80) delivers a pitch against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. The Tigers defeated the Marlins 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE
Mar 6, 2012; Jupiter, FL. USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly (80) delivers a pitch against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium. The Tigers defeated the Marlins 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE

Starting Pitchers

Smyly (0-0, 2.25 ERA) vs Chen (0-0, 1.64 ERA)

Person of Interest

Drew Smyly - Starting Pitcher for the Detroit Tigers

  • Drew was born in 1989 in Maumelle, Arkansas.
  • He is a tall left-handed pitcher. (6'3", 190 lbs).
  • He mainly throws a fastball (90.8 MPH, 66%), Slider (79 MPH, 18%), Cutter (87 MPH, 13%) Change (85 MPH, 3%).
  • He went to college at Arkansas.
  • He was drafted in the 2nd round by the Tigers and had a $1.1M signing bonus.
  • He is a strikeout pitcher with a K/9 of 8.6 in High-A last year and 10.4 in AA.
  • He has had a little bit of control problems in his two starts (one at MLB level and the other at AAA) by walking 5 batters in only 5.2 IP in 2012.
  • His family will be at The K tonight.

Poll

Which manager has said the stupidest thing so far this season?

This poll is closed

  • 46%
    Ozzie Guillen praising Castro
    (112 votes)
  • 23%
    Bobby Valentine throwing his team under the bus.
    (57 votes)
  • 30%
    Ned Yost because DUH !
    (74 votes)
243 votes total Vote Now