Norris looking forward to healthier ’18 season

Daniel Norris tosses five shutout innings against the Royals, allowing just two hits while striking out one batter KANSAS CITY — The Tigers entered Thursday having not won a game since Matthew Boyd ‘s no-hit bid 11 days earlier. Left-hander Daniel Norris feels the struggles and wants to do his role, which is partly why he was so insistent on staying in his start against the Royals when manager Brad Ausmus and head athletic trainer Kevin Rand visited the mound in the fourth inning to check on his groin injury. But there was an individual aspect, too, to Norris’ […]

Romine may play all 9 positions on Sunday

Andrew Romine makes a diving full-extension catch in left in the 2nd, then cuts down Kendrys Morales at the plate in the 7th KANSAS CITY — Andrew Romine has been lugging around his bag of gloves all season, including the hand-me-down catching mitt that his younger brother, Austin, gave him. It appears Andrew will get his much-anticipated chance to use all of the gloves on Sunday. With no postseason ramifications for Sunday’s season finale against the Twins, the plan is for Romine to get a chance to play all nine positions at Target Field. "I’m excited," Romine said. "I […]