May 12, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Jake Rogers (34) makes a throw to first base for an out during the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports
Devasting news for Detroit Tigers catcher Jake Rogers as the backstop will be out for a significant period of time.
Wednesday’s news of Detroit Tigers catcher Jake Rogers going under the knife for Tommy John Surgery was disheartening to be sure but probably not shocking. Rogers had been out for some time with an arm ailment and not much positive news was leaking out.