Caught by the Cutoff Man:
'"His arm is tired," Tigers manager Alan Trammell said Sunday. The Tigers reportedly had considered calling up Zumaya for a start, but now will wait until spring training to see him. "He's too valuable to take any chances with," Trammell said.'
Speaking of injuries, Jeremey Bonderman, held back from one start with elbow soreness, will miss another, skipping Wednesday's scheduled start according to the Free Press. Sean Douglass will once again start in his place.
Remember that Zumaya is not yet 21, and we need to be patient with his progress. Even if he starts in AAA next year, he'll still be ahead of nearly his entire draft class. And then there's twin phenom Justin Verlander:
Get ready for more Sean Douglass. A lot more. Toledo, by the way, won their best-of-five in five and have moved on in the AAA playoffs.