Always a Tiger

Grant Caswell, right, has followed Casey Mize's baseball career while Mize was a pitcher for the Auburn Tigers. Mize is now headed to the big leagues after singing a contract with the Detroit Tigers

One of Casey Mize’s biggest fans is Grant Caswell. Mize recently signed an MLB contract with the Detroit Tigers. After playing high school baseball for the Springville Tigers, Mize went on to play for the Auburn Tigers. Caswell, who graduated in 2016, a year after Mize graduated, knew every stat that Mize had while a pitcher at Auburn.

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