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TigsTown Q&A: Lakeland third baseman Kody Kirkland

Kirkland is working his way up the Tiger system

Kody Kirkland was taken in the 30th round of 2001 draft by Pittsburgh. He played with the GCL Pirates 2002, but was then traded to Detroit. He played last season in West Michigan. Now, he continues to work his way up the ladder with the L-Tigers. Lakeland Correspondent Aaron Westgate talked with Kirkland about his experiences so far as a professional baseball player.

TigsTown: You were drafted by the Pirates in 2001, then traded to Detroit. How was your first trade experience? Kody Kirkland: I had mixed emotions when it happened. It was a weird situation. I was actually traded during spring training with the Pirates, but I didn't find out until three months later. I made the low-A team out of camp. They told me I had earned a starting job, but they had some... Recommended Stories

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