|2013 Season (CBSSports.com)||160.00||9.00||9.00||0.00||3.88||1.30||140.00||57.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Cleveland|| 1.2||0||0|| 10.80||0||1||1|
|vs LHB|| 12.2||0||0|| 0.71||0||2||13|
|vs RHB|| 15.1||0||0|| 2.93||0||5||16|
|05/21/2013||Leonys Martin, CF TEX||Drew Smyly, RP DET|
|05/20/2013||Brett Gardner, CF NYY|
Tommy Milone, SP OAK
|Chris Davis, 1B BAL|
Drew Smyly, RP DET
|05/20/2013||Howie Kendrick, 2B LAA|
Jeff Francoeur, RF KC
Ivan Nova, SP NYY
Drew Smyly, RP DET
|Danny Espinosa, 2B WAS|
Chris Parmelee, RF MIN
Chris Archer, SP TB
Phil Hughes, SP NYY
|Last 10 Games|
|Tigers seek model role for Drew Smyly|
|by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com|
(5/11/13) Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Saturday that he would like to find a consistent position in the bullpen for pitcher Drew Smyly after fellow left-hander Phil Coke was activated from the disabled list. Smyly's workload has fluctuated since he earned a spot on the opening-day roster as a long reliever after losing the competition for the No. 5 starter job.
The hard-throwing south-paw tossed 1 2/3 innings for the second time in the past three games Saturday against Cleveland, just his third appearance this month. His two runs allowed matched his highest total of the season.
"We really have to get a situation ironed out as far as [Drew] Smyly is concerned," Leyland told MLB.com before the game. "He's doing a fantastic job, obviously. If you can have two of those lefties available each night, it's a good thing, but I also want him to pitch. So it's a little tricky."
|Drew Smyly picks up win with two scoreless innings|
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(5/3/13) Tigers relief pitcher Drew Smyly earned his second win of the season with two perfect innings of work Friday against the Astros. He struck out one while lowering his ERA to 1.35 through 20 innings.
|Drew Smyly not worth the time|
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(4/27/13) Despite pitching out of the bullpen once in the past week, Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly has stubbornly remained near the top of CBSSports.com's most-viewed and most-added player lists.
The last time we looked at Smyly, he looked like a potential usurper of Rick Porcello's rotation spot, as he came in and pitched 5 2/3 scoreless relief innings after Porcello flamed out against the Angels April 20. Smyly pitched for the first time Saturday since then, tossing just 2/3 innings. Porcello, meanwhile, steadied himself with a quality start Saturday, and it does not look a move is imminent.
Smyly was worth a speculative pickup when it looked like Porcello's struggles might give him a chance to start every fifth day. But until that move is made it is hard to imagine him remaining such an intriguing option for Fantasy owners scouring the waiver wire. He could be a difference maker for Fantasy owners down the line in a starting role, but it might be hard to use a roster spot on someone who is stuck in relief right now.
|Drew Smyly worth a pickup?|
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(4/23/13) With Rick Porcello struggling for the Tigers, it might be time to consider adding Drew Smyly.
Porcello's strong spring gives credence to the notion that spring stats should not be trusted. While Porcello is not as bad as he's pitched thus far, his 6.25 FIP indicates he's still been pretty awful. Smyly, on the other hand, had a pretty strong rookie season in 2012. He struck out nearly a batter per inning and limited walks effectively.
It's tough to chase wins in Fantasy, but given how the Tigers are expected to perform, Smyly might pick up his fair share of wins in the rotation. If he gets a slot in the rotation, he might be worth a shot in mixed leagues.
|Time to take a flier on Drew Smyly|
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(4/21/13) The million-dollar question in Detroit is how much longer can Tigers manager Jim Leyland continue to keep Rick Porcello in the rotation and Drew Smyly in the bullpen? I feel, which I'm sure many Fantasy owners and pundits do as well, it can't be much longer.
While Porcello had a stellar spring, edging out Smyly for the final spot in the rotation, he's been pretty awful since the regular season began, while Smyly has continued to carry over his hot spring.
I certainly urge Fantasy owners to consider adding Smyly if you are in need of a starting pitcher and have a spot on your bench. He has the potential to be an impact Fantasy arm if given the chance to start.
|Drew Smyly emerged from spring training a year ago as the Tigers' fifth starter, and with the way his season began, the lefty looked well on his way to becoming a rotation fixture. Through his first six major league starts, Smyly boasted a 1.59 ERA and 1.09 WHIP. Then over his next six starts, he became more prone to flyballs -- and homers -- and his ERA shot up to 3.96. Smyly's season unraveled from there, with disabled list stints for a finger injury and an intercostal strain, was optioned to Triple-A and returned later to pitch primarily in relief. Despite the unceremonious finish to his rookie season, Smyly will get another chance to be the Tigers' fifth starter this spring. As a strikeout pitcher who should get his fair share of run support, Smyly is worth a shot in deeper mixed leagues, and if he can stick in the rotation he could wind up being a useful in-season pickup in standard mixed leagues. (Updated 1/4/13)|
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/21/13||@ CLE||7:05 pm||Corey Kluber|
|5/22/13||@ CLE||7:05 pm||Ubaldo Jimenez|
|5/23/13||MIN||7:08 pm||Scott Diamond|
|5/24/13||MIN||7:08 pm||Samuel Deduno|
|5/25/13||MIN||4:08 pm||Kevin Correia|
|5/26/13||MIN||1:08 pm||Mike Pelfrey|
|5/27/13||PIT||1:08 pm||Francisco Liriano|
= probable start