Why Jeimer Candelario’s June Struggles Are Not Concerning

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Jeimer Candelario watched his first inning drive off Cincinnati’s Tyler Mahle clear the left field wall at Great American Ballpark on Wednesday and must have reveled in the feeling of rounding the bases once again.  It had been a while since he was rewarded for a positive at-bat. It has been miserable June for Candelario, to …

A Major Building Block to the Tigers Next Contender

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When the Detroit Tigers fully committed to a rebuild of the organization last year, they found a trade partner in the Chicago Cubs.  The Tigers shipped lefty Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Cubs for Chicago’s top prospect, Jeimer Candelario and infielder Isaac Paredes. As a minor leaguer, Candelario showed flashes of power and …