(WXYZ) — Michael Fulmer threw two scoreless innings in his first begin of spring coaching and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Saturday evening.
Fulmer’s debut was pushed again a number of days after leaving camp quickly as a result of birth of his second child.
After the sport, Fulmer stated he was happy together with his first begin, which additionally included a strikeout and no walks.
“It has been type of a protracted and really thrilling week for me,” stated Fulmer. “Glad to be again down and cleared to be again within the facility earlier than in the present day so I may get that first begin in. Very proud of every little thing, how in the present day went. Slightly rusty, thrown off my routine a bit, however for good causes this week.”
Fulmer added that his spouse Kelsey and the brand new child are nonetheless doing properly again dwelling in Oklahoma.
Tarik Skubal additionally threw two scoreless innings for Detroit, with two strikeouts and no walks.
“Outdoors of his breaking ball command, it was fairly thrilling stuff from (Skubal) tonight,” Tigers supervisor AJ Hinch stated. “And clearly he is competitor. I really like seeing these guys for the primary time within the aggressive setting, and he clearly confirmed why we love him a lot.”
UP NEXT: Detroit hosts Toronto on Sunday.