On the cusp: Tigers' Spencer Turnbull poised to ascend to ace status

DETROIT — When those within the baseball industry assess the Tigers’ future — evaluators, instructors, coaches, front office personnel — their immediate praise point is the young starting pitching prospects. Unquestionably, the talented arms and upside of Casey Mize, Tarik Skubal, Matt Manning, and even the injured Alex Faedo and Joey Wentz, form the foundation for this painstaking rebuild. But let’s be clear here. None of those young pitchers have more talent or upside than 28-year-old Spencer Turnbull. While the prospects are still prospects, Turnbull appears poised to ascend to ace status i…

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