Category: ‘Trades’

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...

Detroit Tigers Deal Jefry Marte to Los Angeles Angels for Infielder Kody Eaves
January 27th, 2016 at 3:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers made an under the radar move on Wednesday afternoon, swapping a pair of minor league infielders. ***VIDEO1*** Heading from Detroit to the Los Angeles Angels was 24 year-old first baseman Jefry Marte. Going back to the Tigers was Kody Eaves, a 22 year old infield prospect. Eaves spent last season...

Report: Detroit Tigers Interested in Dealing for Colorado Rockies’ Left-Handed Outfielders
January 12th, 2016 at 9:37 PM
A few days after the Detroit Tigers were rumored to be chasing free agent outfielders, it appears the team is also kicking around the trade market. ***VIDEO1*** Late Tuesday afternoon, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports revealed that the Tigers were amongst the teams talking to the Colorado Rockies about their outfielders. This...

Restocked Pitching Depth Meant Detroit Tigers Could Afford to Deal Kyle Lobstein
December 21st, 2015 at 3:49 PM
Last season, the Detroit Tigers faced a major crisis within their rotation, which meant they needed as many healthy options as possible to eat innings. ***VIDEO1*** Enter Kyle Lobstein, who did a decent job of steadying the ship until Justin Verlander's return. Detroit needed a pitcher like Lobstein last season, because organizational...