Boyd throws 2 scoreless innings in Tigers loss.
Second baseman says speculation not a distraction.
Tigers must answer questions in bullpen, center field.
Veteran second baseman hit .288, drove in 83 runs in 2016.
He could pitch for USA in World Baseball Classic in March.
After death of owner Mike Ilitch, franchise faces transition to his son, Chris.
The Tigers open spring training Tuesday.
If pitching staff stays healthy, Detroit can contend in AL Central.
Was passionate supporter of Detroit.
He was founder of Little Caesars Pizza, owner of Tigers, Red Wings.