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Tigers Scouting Report #22: Casey Crosby

Will Crosby be back in Detroit this season?

Casey Crosby was optioned to Toledo on Wednesday morning, confirming an assumption that many had made to start the year, that a shift to the bullpen coupled with some lost work last year due to injury would require some time in the minors to begin the season. Despite that, and despite other injuries, Crosby remains a very viable prospect.

Casey Crosby Vitals Position: Left-handed Pitcher Date of Birth: 9/17/1988 (2014 Opening Day Age: 25) Height/Weight: 6-5/225 Bats/Throws: Right/Left Acquired: 2007 MLB Draft, 5th Round Ranking History: #9 (2008), #4 (2009), #1 (2010), #20 (2011), #4 (2012), #5 (2013), #22 (2014) Background: An over-slot signing in 2007, Crosby immediately went under the knife after pitching briefly in the Fall... Recommended Stories

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