Jake Rogers

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Tigers' Jake Rogers: Takes live BP

Rogers (elbow) took live batting practice Tuesday against rehabbing lefty Joey Wentz (shoulder) at the Tigers' spring training complex in Florida, Jason Beck of reports. Rogers remains on track to come off the 60-day injured list at some point before the season ends, but resuming full catching work will...
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Tigers' Jake Rogers: Starts throwing progression

Rogers (forearm) announced Monday via his personal Twitter account that he has began a throwing program. Due to MLB's ongoing lockout, Rogers is unable to take part in spring training, but the Tigers aren't counting on the 26-year-old to be ready to play until late in the season anyway -- if at all -- while he recovers from the Tommy John surgery he underwent last September. The fact that Rogers is playing catch again six months after surgery is a positive sign, but he'll still need to resume hitting in addition to increasing his throwing distance and velocity before he's even cleared to play in minor-league rehab games. With Rogers out of the mix for at least the next few months, the Tigers will turn to Tucker Barnhart and Eric Haase to handle catching duties.
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Jake Rogers undeterred: Tigers' rehabbing catcher unfazed by lockout or Barnhart trade

Detroit — This is a milestone week for Tigers catcher Jake Rogers. It’s been 17 weeks since Dr. Keith Meister performed Tommy John surgery and replaced the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. When he showed up for his rehab work at the TMI Sports Medicine complex in Arlington, Texas, on Monday, Rogers was cleared to begin tossing medicine balls with two hands.

Detroit Tigers rookie year review: Jake Rogers

Jake Rogers played in just 38 games for the Detroit Tigers in 2021, but ended up having one of the most impactful performances of any of the team’s rookies. So let’s look at who Jake Rogers is, what he did for the 2021 Detroit Tigers, and what role he might play in the future. See also: Derek Hill.