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TigsTown Spotlight: Espinosa's Nearing the Peak

Espinosa is getting closer and closer to Detroit

Ask him about the weather, he will relate it to baseball. Ask him what size shoe he wears, he will relate it to baseball. Ask him when he got his last hair cut, he will relate it to baseball. Ask him about baseball and his face lights up. Meet Toledo outfielder David Espinosa – a man who lives, breathes and dreams of baseball.

David Espinosa recalls his decision to enter the baseball world at age 7. "My mom just wanted me to play a sport. She said I really wanted to start playing baseball so that's what I started doing," Espinosa said. Little did his mom know that Espinosa would go on to be the first round draft pick by the Cincinnati Reds in 2000. Espinosa started playing for the Dayton Dragons, under the Reds...

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