Category: ‘Trades’

Five Detroit Tigers Likely to be on the Trading Block This Offseason
October 19th, 2016 at 3:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers are in the midst of what seems like a rebuild, so they're not likely to be major players in free agency. ***VIDEO1*** That leaves the trade market as the biggest chance for general manager Al Avila's team to reshape their roster in the weeks and months ahead and retool...

Erick Aybar Wastes Little Time Making a Big Impact for Detroit Tigers
August 19th, 2016 at 1:45 PM
When Erick Aybar joined the Detroit Tigers earlier this week, many immediately downplayed his addition. ***VIDEO1*** Aybar was only hitting .242 with the Atlanta Braves, and looking further and further away from the All-Star, Gold Glove caliber player he was with the Los Angeles Angels. Quickly, though, Aybar has come into his own...

Erick Aybar Represents Solid Upgrade For Detroit Tigers, But Will It Be Enough?
August 17th, 2016 at 1:13 PM
The Detroit Tigers made a midseason trade after all, dealing with the Atlanta Braves for infielder Erick Aybar on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Going the other way in the deal were struggling Mike Aviles, who's Detroit career can only be summed up as a disaster and young catcher Kade Scivicque, drafted last year by...

After Chicago White Sox Deal for James Shields, Detroit Tigers Have to Step up Their Game
June 5th, 2016 at 9:37 AM
The Detroit Tigers know all too well how the emergence of one traded player can help turn around a season. ***VIDEO1*** In 2012, they watched as Anibal Sanchez entered and injected new life into their rotation. Detroit rode the wave of that momentum all the way to the World Series, and Sanchez...

Detroit Tigers Accomplish Little in Trading Catcher Bryan Holaday
March 30th, 2016 at 2:25 PM
Something was always going to have to give for the Detroit Tigers, considering the team wasn't likely to carry three catchers into the season. ***VIDEO1*** Late Tuesday night, it finally gave. Detroit sent catcher Bryan Holaday packing to the Texas Rangers, getting back veteran catcher Bobby Wilson and young pitcher Myles Jaye...