Yes, Al Avila Got Fair Return In Deadline DealsMartinez is a fine player. So is Wilson. But neither was truly the ideal trade chip.
Avila: Why Tigers Couldn't Deal Verlander At Deadline -- But Could In OffseasonIn no case, Avila went on, was he offered a package of players that made it worth eating a significant amount of Verlander's salary.
How Did Trade Deadline Shake Up Tigers' Farm System?A gaping hole has begun to be filled. 
Down To The Wire: Will Verlander, Kinsler, Iglesias Be Traded?Suddenly the Diamondbacks have a need for a shortstop. 
Verlander Feels He's In A Win-Win; Ausmus Doesn't Anticipate Trade"I guess that makes it easier on me personally," he told reporters.
Trade Finalized: Tigers Get Two Of Cubs Top Prospects For Wilson, AvilaThe consensus on Candelario is that he's close to contributing at the major-league level.
Report: Several Teams Still Interested In Justin WilsonOne insider confirms there are "about eight teams" in pursuit for Wilson's services with no "clear front-runner."
Report: 'Barring Miracle,' Tigers Won't Trade VerlanderThere's a possibility that Verlander could clear waivers and be dealt after the July 31 deadline.
Report: Tigers Seeking Chapman-Like Return For WilsonIf the Tigers are looking for even a similar haul, they may have a hard time finding it. 
Fulmer Wants Tigers To Pick A Plan And Stick To ItAside from the small possibility of being dealt, he could suddenly find himself entrenched in a long and painful rebuild.
Alex Avila Unfazed By 'Extremely Unique' Situation With His Dad A father is in the strange position of trying to pawn off his son.
Tigers Continue To Talk Verlander, Avila With CubsThe Cubs had a scout in attendance for Verlander's start versus the Royals on Monday night.

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