In return for Fister, the Tigers received young starter Robbie Ray, reliever Ian Krol and infielder Steve Lombardozzi (since traded), none of which figured prominently in the outcome of this season.
The organization outlined the flurry of moves on its Twitter account and said another move would be announced Tuesday.
The Detroit Tigers have put left-hander Patrick McCoy on the 15-day disabled list and activated left-hander Ian Krol from the DL.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following eight players on contracts for the 2014 season
Andy Dirks – Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.
General manager Dave Dombrowski knows many people will not like this trade.