DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Tigers re-signed three left-handed pitchers on Friday avoiding arbitration. Matthew Boyd, Blaine Hardy and Daniel Norris all agreed to one-year deals.
Boyd, 27, started a career-high 31 games last season and had a 4.39 ERA and 159 strikeouts. He had a 9-13 record for Detroit, and his 159 strikeouts were the second-most in a season by a left-handed Detroit Tigrs pitcher since 1974. During his time in the majors, he has made 90 appearances, 86 of those were starts, with a 22-35 record and 5.07 ERA.
Norris, 26, was limited to just 11 games last season, eight were starts, and went 0-5 with a 5.68 ERA.
Hardy, 31, pitched in 30 games for Detroit with a 4-5 record and one save last season. He had a 3.56 ERA and 66 strikeouts.