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Free Press sports writers George Sipple and Jeff Seidel discuss Drew VerHagen’s issues in the Tigers’ 7-5 loss to the Pirates on Aug. 10, 2017, and note bright spots in Warwick Saupold, Nick Castellanos and Mikie Mahtook.
Detroit Free Press

Tigers outfielder Alex Presley faced left-handed pitcher Daniel Norris in a simulated game on Friday with Triple-A Toledo. Both players were back at Comerica Park this afternoon.

Presley returned from the disabled list and will start in rightfield tonight against the Twins. 

Norris said he was rusty in the first of two innings of work in Toledo. 

“The second one was great,” Norris said. “Felt good. Ball’s coming out really good. Nice to face hitters again.”

Norris, on the disabled list since July 6 with a left groin strain, said he spoke to pitching coach Rich Dubee…