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2014 Spring Notes: Jeff Kunkel on the Staff

Prior to the 2013 season, Jeff Kunkel made the shift from being an official player in the organization to being the big league team's bullpen catcher. TigsTown caught up with Jeff to talk about what spring has been like, the differences between playing and catching, and which pitchers stood out, especially among the youngsters.

On who has impressed so far in spring: Verlander obviously coming off that surgery he's looking good – pretty amazing so far. On which young pitchers he'd single out as looking good: [Drew] VerHagen, that was the first I had seen him pitch and he really stood out. Also, Robbie Ray, probably a little behind... Recommended Stories