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Tigers shut down prospect Casey Mize for remainder of season

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 05:56:23-04

(WXYZ) -- The Detroit Tigers will shut down top prospect Casey Mize for the remainder of the season, the team announced Wednesday.

Mize made his last start of the season for Double-A Erie on Saturday, August 11.

In 21 minor league starts this season in Lakeland and Erie, Mize went 8-3 with a 2.55 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 23 walks.