Tigers’ Prospect Scott Sizemore Breaks Ankle

Posted: 25th October 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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According to MLive.com , Detroit TigersÆ second base prospect Scott Sizemore broke his ankle trying to turn a double play in an Arizona Fall League game on Thursday. Now you might be asking A. Who is Sizemore? and B. Why is it important for you to know that he broke his ankle on Thursday? Sizemore, the 24-year-old former fifth round pick in the 2006 draft, is expected to compete for the TigersÆ second base job if they donÆt bring back Placido Polanco. Sizemore hit .308 with 17 HRÆs, and a .389 OBP between Double-A and Triple-A in 2009. He seems primed to take over for Polanco. My guess is the Tigers let Polanco walk and if healthy, Sizemore wins the starting second base job for the Tigers in 2010. The Tigers clearly donÆt have any reservations about giving rookies a chance. I think t ...

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