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Rick Porcello to Lakeland and other cuts

The Tigers trimmed the first 12 players from big league camp today. As expected Rick Porcello was among those sent out. What wasn’t a given was his destination. But now we know his contract was optioned to Lakeland.

The other players to be set to inor league camp are: Armando Galarraga, Macay McBride, Jeff Gerbe, Joe Bowen, Dusty Ryan, James Skelton,Jeff Larish, Danny Worth, Matt Joyce, Wilkin Ramirez, and Clete Thomas.

Those earning a longer look include infielders Mike Hollimon and Scott Sizemore.

Posted by on March 12, 2008.

Categories: 2008 Season, Spring Training

3 Responses

  1. No surprises there, but I bet the Whitecaps are sick about not getting Porcello. Would have drawn thousands to the games.

    by Kathy on Mar 12, 2008 at 9:36 am

  2. The first cuts of Spring always make me think of that Simpson’s episode where Homer is the coach of the pee-wee football team. “Milhouse, you’re cut”….

    by Chris in Dallas on Mar 12, 2008 at 9:39 am

  3. Inge still sucks.

    by mike on Mar 13, 2008 at 1:50 pm

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