Our biggest takeaways from Casey Mize's strong Detroit Tigers debut

Our biggest takeaways from Casey Mize's strong Detroit Tigers debut

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe Detroit Tigers have waited two years for this moment.But right-hander Casey Mize, the No. 1 overall pick from the 2018 draft, has waited his lifetime.Both parties got what they wanted Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field, as Mize made his highly anticipated MLB debut. The organization expects him to become the cornerstone of the franchise for years to come, and he showed he has a shot at that status.[ The Free Press has started a new digital subscription model. Here’s how you can gain access to our most exclusive Detroit Tigers content. ] Mize gave up three runs on seven hits in 4⅓ innings in his first MLB appearance, striking out seven hitters without a walk. He became the first Tiger in history with at least seven strikeouts and no walks in his major-league debut.He put the Tigers in a position to get their 10th win of the season and snap a seven-game losing streak in a matchup against White Sox righty Dane Dunning, a first-round pick (No. 29 overall) from 2016 who also made his big-league debut.”I always expect myself to put the team in a position to win,” Mize said Tuesday.
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