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Minor League Pitchers of the Month: May

Dave Dombrowski's mantra has long been to develop pitching, and the early returns this season, have demonstrated that pitching is far and away the strength of the system. As offenses up and down the organizational ladder sputter, the pitching continues to dominate. Check inside to see why this month's awards list look strangely familiar.

Following the 2004 season, the Tigers plucked right-hander Colby Lewis off waivers from the Texas Ranges. Lewis was once considered one of the top pitching prospects in the Rangers organization, only to encounter serious shoulder problems. In an effort to infuse the upper reaches of the system with another potentially impact pitcher, the Tigers carried Lewis through his shoulder woes, and are...

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