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TigsTown Q&A: DH/1B Chris Shelton

Shelton is hoping he isn't far away

Being a Rule 5 Draft selection isn't always an easy thing. Sure, there's the initial excitement of getting the chance to play in the big leagues, but after that, it's the realization of a lot of time riding the bench. Chris Shelton went through that in 2004, but now with Toledo, he's looking to do everything he can to make his way back up to Detroit, and when that happens, he plans to stay. Toledo Correspondent Doug DeSloover spoke with Shelton about that and more. What does it mean for you and the team to get off to a fast start? Chris Shelton: We've been fortunate that we've been playing really well as of late. We've been getting timely hitting and good pitching, and that's always a key to a fast start. TT: What were your goals coming into the season, both for you and for the team? Shelton: Well for me personally, I just wanted an... Recommended Stories

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