The Tigers removed 18 players from their spring camp this morning in the biggest one day roster pruning I can ever remember. Because they've had a lot of split squad games this spring, they have needed a lot of extra players for longer than usual. However, they felt it was time to limit themselves to mostly serious competitors for the opening day roster. The list of reassigned players includes:
There are no major surprises unless you were thinking someone like Bale had an outside shot at landing in the bullpen. The moves leave the Tigers with 40 players in camp including non-roster invitees.