Akil Baddoo

Akil Baddoo

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/210 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Silver Spring, Maryland
College: None
Draft: 2016 200th round by the

    Javier Baez signed with Tigers one year ago, as lockout deadline approached

    This year, the Tigers -- and many other teams -- have scarcely begun their winter shopping. The difference, of course, is the labor dispute that interrupted the baseball world for 99 days last winter. With a Dec. 1 deadline and considerable uncertainty about what would come next, teams rushed to finalize deals with free agents and make trades with other teams.


    After 11 years in Tigers' organization, Harold Castro can leave with head held high

    He wasn’t a prospect, although he had logged parts of eight seasons in the club’s minor-league season, bouncing from team to team and playing just about every position on the diamond without accumulating a very impressive stat line. The story usually ends this way: Castro got to play in a few games in the waning moments of a forgettable season, was DFA’d a few weeks later and returned to obscurity, never to be heard from again.

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    Outside The Confines: A baseball icon is taking a farewell lap

    AP) Evan Drellich offers a little more insight into why the Clark extension makes sense after this year. The Athletic subscription required. Iiiinteresting.