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Jair Jurrjens Will Not Be Feeling Arizona This Fall

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With Jair Jurrjens being a part of Detroit's starting rotation through the end of the season (thanks largely to Jeremy Bonderman's now officially season-ending elbow injury), and thus racking up innings that he otherwise might not have thrown, it's probably not much of a surprise that the Tigers have now decided that he won't pitch in the Arizona Fall League.

Taking his place on the Peoria Saguaros' roster will be Macay McBride. One interesting note, according to Jon Paul Morosi, is that McBride will likely pitch as a starter in Arizona, rather than as a reliever. Each of his appearances with the Tigers this season (20) were out of the bullpen.

McBride is currently listed on the roster of the Peoria Javelinas. But won't Detroit's prospects be playing for the Saguaros? Not quite sure how that works. But if he's just going from one team to another in the same city, it'll be the second time McBride switched teams with a short trip. Remember, he just had to switch locker rooms at Turner Field after being traded to the Tigers while the team was in Atlanta.