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Worth Putting in Work This Spring

2013 was a year to forget for Danny Worth, battling disappointment, injury, and ultimately being removed from the Tigers' 40-man roster after a less than stellar campaign. But he came to spring camp motivated, and after a strong showing and an injury to Jose Iglesias, has put himself in position to be the club's Opening Day starting shortstop.

A year ago, Danny Worth clearly beat out Ramon Santiago for the utility infielder spot on the Tigers' 25-man roster, only Santiago's guaranteed contract meant the Tigers kept Ramon and sent Worth to Toledo. Things went from bad to worse when an injured heel derailed his season and he was never the same for the rest of the year, hitting .223 with a .615 OPS. In November, the Tigers removed him...