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Published: Tuesday, 1/11/2011

Tigers invite Leyland's son to spring training

DETROIT — Detroit manager Jim Leyland's son is among 18 players the team has invited to spring training.

The Tigers said catcher Patrick Leyland, a 6-foot-2 catcher from Pittsburgh, will report next month to the team's complex in Lakeland, Fla..

The Tigers selected him in the eighth round of last year's amateur draft.

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