Once the quiet kid in the corner, Buck Farmer is now the oracle of Tigers bullpen

LAKELAND, Fla. — It can’t be right. Buck Farmer is entering his eighth big-league season with the Tigers? It seems like just yesterday he was jumping four levels of the farm system and making his big-league debut for the last Tigers playoff team in 2014. “It is kind of mind-boggling to think how fast it’s gone,” he said. Farmer will turn 30 years old on Saturday. “I’m 30 going on 70, it feels like,” he said, laughing. In his time with the Tigers he’s been a starter and a closer, and he’s served all roles in-between. He was the guy who rode the I-75 shuttle back and forth from Toledo to Detroit…

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