|Detroit Tigers – No. 45|
September 17, 1988 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Left|
|June 1, 2012 for the Detroit Tigers|
(through 2013 season)
|Earned run average||9.49|
Crosby was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft out of Kaneland High School. Prior to the 2010 season, he was considered the 47th best prospect in baseball by Baseball America.
Crosby was added to the Tigers 40 man roster on November 18, 2011.
Despite suffering two elbow injuries, Crosby pitched for the Toledo Mud Hens, the Tigers' Triple-A affiliate.
Crosby made his major league debut on June 1, 2012 against the New York Yankees. He got his first career strikeout against the former Tigers player, Curtis Granderson. In the 2nd inning, Crosby issued four walks and a grand slam by Curtis Granderson. Crosby pitched 3 1/3 innings and got his first career loss.
- Baseball America Top 100 Prospects: No. 41-60
- Detroit adds five prospects to 40-man roster
- "With Injuries Behind Him, Detroit Tigers Prospect Casey Crosby Refocuses on Getting to the Show". The Detroit Sports Site. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
- Tigers 7, Indians 5 cbssports.com. Retrieved 8 May 2012
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)