Detroit Tigers Will Bring Along Recent Signing Slowly This Spring; No Timeline For Debut

According to Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch, Trevor Rosenthal, who signed a minor league contract with the team last week, is not expected to be ready for Opening Day and there is currently no timeline for his regular season debut.

Rosenthal, who hasn't pitched in the majors since 2020 due to a multitude of injuries, including thoracic outlet and hip surgeries as well as hamstring and lat injuries, appears to be fully healthy, but Detroit will be cautious in easing him into action.

The 32-year-old veteran reliever could eventually work his way into late-inning situations, but his injury history makes his long-term health uncertain.

Over his eight-year career, Rosenthal holds a strong 3.36 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, with 490 strikeouts over 364 innings of work and 373 appearances. Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports