Tigers 3B Nevin, RHP Lorenzen to start season on IL
Monday, March 27, 2023

(UNDATED) – Detroit Tigers third baseman Tyler Nevin and right-hander Michael Lorenzen will begin the season on the injured list, manager A.J. Hinch said Sunday. Nevin has a left oblique strain and Lorenzen a left groin strain. Detroit opens the season Thursday at Tampa Bay. Both players joined the Tigers in December. Lorenzen signed a one-year, $8.5 million deal in free agency, and Nevin was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations. Nevin, 25, batted .197 with two homers and 16 RBI’s in 58 games with the Orioles last season. Lorenzen, 31, was 8-6 with a 4.24 ERA in 18 starts for the Los Angeles Angels.