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Tigers prospect Riley Greene 'ahead of the curve,' Alan Trammell says

Alan Trammell was back in a Detroit Tigers uniform, and on the field, Thursday in St. Louis.

They probably could have used him as a player, but the Hall of Famer was the first-base coach.

Manager Ron Gardenhire shuffled his coaching staff since third-base coach Ramon Santiago was unavailable, taking his U.S. citizenship test (Santiago passed).

“You’re on a major league field, that never gets old,” said Trammell during a pregame Zoom chat Thursday morning. “It’s been a few years but I understand, and I know what to look for. I’m looking at a little film, some of the pitchers and their moves.