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Friday June 21st 2024


Weighing in on Phil Coke


Perhaps the least talked about of our four new prospects is former New York Yankee south paw Phil Coke. At 27 years old, I think it’s safe to say that the prospect lable is far removed from his name.

Last season in a relief role with the Yankees in 60 innings of work Coke went 4-3 posting a 4.50 ERA. The numbers are respectable but nothing to get to excited about.

You see the Tigers currently have a surplus of lefty relievers on the roster. With Bobby Seay, Fu-Te Ni, Daniel Schereth and Brad Thomas battling it out for just two available slots in the bullpen, perhaps Coke would be a better fit in the rotation.

As it stands now, only Nate Robertson and (long shot) Dontrelle Willis are south paw candidates for the ...

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