1B,3B - DET
Jeimer Candelario was removed from Thursday's game agains the Royals due to lower back tightness.
The Tigers say he's day-to-day. With just a few games left in the season the team could always opt to simply shut him down. Candelario is hitting .297 with seven long balls and an .872 OPS in 2020.
Detroit first baseman Jeimer Candelario had a huge day at the plate in a Thursday doubleheader vs. the Cardinals. Candelario combined to go 5-for-6 with two homers, a double, two runs, five RBI, and a walk.
Candelario doubled and homered in his team's 12-2 loss in Game 1 and then went yard again in a 6-3 win in Game 2. The 26-year-old is hitting .333 with seven homers, 25 runs, 28 RBI, and a steal in what has been a breakout season.
Detroit first baseman Jeimer Candelario went 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBI in an 8-3 win over the Brewers on Tuesday.
Candelario continues to produce for Detroit. The infielder is hitting .319 with five homers, 23 runs, 23 RBI, and a steal through 135 at-bats. Three of those homers and 13 RBI have come in his last 15 games.
Detroit first baseman Jeimer Candelario went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs in a 6-2 loss to the Twins on Monday.
Candelario is quietly putting together a breakout season for the Tigers. Still widely available in most leagues, Candelario is hitting .313 with nine doubles, four homers, 21 runs, 19 RBI, and a steal.
Detroit first baseman Jeimer Candelario combined to go 1-for-5 with two walks and a steal in his team's doubleheader against the Twins on Friday. The Twins went on to sweep, 2-0 and 3-2.
Candelario has been a bright spot for Detroit this season, hitting .294 with four homers, 18 runs, 17 RBI, and a steal. He's worth a roster spot in deeper leagues.