The 23-year-old Turner, whom the Tigers drafted 9th overall in 2009, had a 5.97 ERA as of Monday, when the move was announced.
Jacob Turner allowed one run in four innings to help his chances of earning a spot in the Miami starting rotation, and the Marlins beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 on Thursday.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
In the end, Jacob Turner’s strong outing was overshadowed by that of his Arizona counterpart Tyler Skaggs.
I call it the Smoltz Syndrome. Any time the Tigers trade a top pitching prospect for immediate help, the gnawing fear returns for some.
The Detroit Tigers have acquired second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami, sending 21-year-old righty Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers to the Marlins.
Jacob Turner, bludgeoned for three home runs while allowing seven runs in two innings Tuesday, will make a second start for injured LHP Drew Smyly.
The end of July is approaching, and that means hot weather and baseball trade rumors.
While the Detroit Tigers are heating up at home, the Los Angeles Angels are suddenly struggling on the road.
Jacob Turner was called up to start Tuesday night in place of injured LHP Drew Smyly.