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Oct 12, 2020

2020 MLB Tigers Season Wrapup

By: Brian Hennessy

CLEMSON, S.C. – Six former Tigers played in the major leagues in 2020, including rookies Jeremy Beasley and Eli White. MLB veterans Steven Duggar, Mike Freeman, Dominic Leone and Brad Miller also saw action in the majors in 2020.

Beasley (2017) made his MLB debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 11. He recorded an out via strikeout without allowing a run.

Duggar (2013-15) payed his third consecutive season with the San Francisco Giants and totaled two doubles and three RBIs in 21 games.

Freeman (2008-10) played his fifth MLB season overall and second with the Cleveland Indians in 2020. He batted .237 with three doubles, three RBIs and five runs in 24 games.

Leone (2010-12) played his seventh MLB campaign overall and first with the Cleveland Indians in 2020 alongside Freeman, his Tiger teammate in 2010. In 12 relief appearances, he had 16 strikeouts against five walks in 9.2 innings pitched.

In his eighth MLB season, Miller (2009-11) batted .232 with seven homers, a triple, eight doubles, 25 RBIs, 21 runs and a steal in 48 games in his first season with the St. Louis Cardinals. Miller, who has 95 career MLB homers, established the record for career MLB home runs by a former Tiger.

White (2014-16) made his MLB debut with the Texas Rangers. He totaled two doubles, three RBIs and a steal in 19 games.