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Tigers’ Akil Baddoo sees dream realized in unforgettable debut – mlive.com

Baddoo homered on the first pitch he’s ever seen above the Class A level.

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DETROIT — On Saturday afternoon, Akil Baddoo came close to making his Major League debut by pinch-hitting for a future Hall-of-Famer.
The inning ended before the 22-year-old rookie could bat for Miguel Cabrera.
A lot of guys were joking about how good I look on deck, Baddoo said with a smile.
On Sunday, he got his chance for real and he didnt waste any time making an impression.
Baddoo launched his first pitch in the big leagues — the first pitch hes ever seen above the Class A level — into the…

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