MLB Trade Rumors

The Tigers have acquired infielder Tyler Nevin from the Orioles, in a deal announced by both teams.  Baltimore will receive cash considerations for Nevin, who was designated for assignment earlier this week.  In a corresponding move to create roster space, the Tigers have designated left-hander Zach Logue for assignment. Nevin made his MLB debut with
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6:21pm: It’s a one-year, $8.5MM guarantee that contains an additional $1.5MM in possible incentives, reports Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic (on Twitter). 6:17pm: The Tigers are in agreement with free agent starter Michael Lorenzen on a free agent deal, reports Robert Murray of FanSided (Twitter link). The deal is pending a physical. Lorenzen spent one season in
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The Tigers have a lot of upgrades to make following a 96-loss season, and the club is exploring several veteran options on the free agent market.  Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports that such players as Seth Lugo, Adam Frazier, Brian Anderson, and Edwin Rios have all drawn interest from the Tigers, and
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Here’s the Minor League Phase (through round 3): Minor League phaseRound 1A’s — RHP Joelvis Del Rosario, from PITPirates — RHP Wei-Chieh Huang, from SFReds — RHP Kyle Glogoski, from PHIRoyals — SS Shervyen Newton, from PHITigers — RHP Layne Henderson, from HOURockies — LHP Eli Lingos, from CLEMarlins — 3B Dane Myers, from DETAngels
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The Tigers have announced they’ve traded reliever Joe Jimenez to the Braves for prospects Justyn-Henry Malloy and Jake Higginbotham. The Tigers will also send cash to the Braves. Jimenez, 27, was a highly effective member of Detroit’s bullpen last season, tossing 56 2/3 innings of 3.49 ERA ball. Advanced metrics looked particularly favorably on Jimenez’
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The inaugural MLB draft lottery was conducted at the Winter Meetings this evening. The Pirates were awarded the first overall pick, followed by the Nationals and Tigers. Here is the first round: Pirates Nationals Tigers Rangers Twins A’s Reds Royals Rockies Marlins Angels Diamondbacks Cubs Red Sox White Sox Giants Orioles Brewers Rays Blue Jays
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Former American League Cy Young winner Rick Porcello seemingly stepped away from baseball with scarcely a word about his decision to do so following the 2020 season, but in a new appearance on the Bradfo Sho with WEEI’s Rob Bradford, the 33-year-old righty publicly confirmed for the first time that he has indeed retired. “I
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The Tigers have re-signed four players, according to their transactions tracker at MLB.com (hat tip to Evan Woodbery of MLive.com and @ebajek85.) The four players are infielder Jermaine Palacios, infielder/outfielder Brendon Davis, catcher Michael Papierski and right-hander Miguel Diaz. They have all been assigned to Triple-A Toledo and will presumably get invitations to major league
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The 2023 campaign is the final guaranteed season of the ten-year extension Miguel Cabrera inked with the Tigers during 2014 Spring Training. It also increasingly looks as if it’ll be the last year of Cabrera’s illustrious career. Speaking with Christina De Nicola of MLB.com, the 12-time All-Star indicated he’s leaning towards retirement at the end of next
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The Tigers have claimed outfielder Bligh Madris off waivers from the Rays, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Tampa Bay designated Madris for assignment earlier in the week. Madris, 26, made his big league debut in 2022, splitting the season between the Pirates and Rays. He didn’t appear in the Majors with Tampa
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The Tigers are non-tendering third baseman Jeimer Candelario, reports Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free-Press (Twitter link). He’d been projected by MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz for a $7MM salary. Candelario has been the Tigers primary third baseman for the past five seasons. Originally acquired from the Cubs in a 2017 trade, he was manning the hot
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The deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players is tonight at 7:00pm Central. There will be a frenzy of non-tenders and trades today, but also some signings. For many players, there’s little pressure to agree to terms this week. The deadline for exchanging figures isn’t until January 13, with the hearings taking place in March.
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