New Faces In Detroit Tigers Training Camp
The Tigers kicked off their spring schedule this week with a 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in Lakeland, and while there will be lots of names that fans may not heard of, here are the newest members of the Tigers that we’re acquired via free agency or trades that we all should get to know.
Mark Lowe, RP – Signed a 2-year deal for $5.5 a year and will be a setup guy and was a righty reliever who pitched in Seattle before being traded to Toronto last season. Lowe is entering his age 33 season and was lights out in Seattle, with a 1.00 ERA and 1.167 WHIP in 34 appearances before the trade. In Toronto, he was more pedestrian with a 3.79 ERA, but 0.842 WHIP in 15 appearances. Lowe finished 2015 witha 10 k per 9 ratio and a 5.08 k to walk rate. For his career, Mark is 9-24 with a 3.80 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP, and 8.1 K per 9 rate. Last year was his first with an ERA under 3 since his rookie year in 2006.