The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to 2013 contracts with righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and Rick Porcello, lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, catcher Alex Avila and outfielders Brennan Boesch and Austin Jackson.
The Tigers and Cubs are discussing a trade involving Tigers right-handed SP Rick Porcello, according to MASNsports.com’s Roch Kubatko.
The Anibal Sanchez signing set up the Tigers to trade a pitcher for a hitter.
If the Tigers want to trade Rick Porcello, they’ll have no problem finding a taker.
Champ: Rick Porcello for giving his #48 to Torii Hunter in exchange for a donation to the Hurricane Sandy relief.
Porcello said he would give up the number to his new teammate if he donated to victims of Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast — and it was a done deal.
With the Tigers edging the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday afternoon, then watching their AL Central lead increase to two games when the Chicago White Sox lost that night
Jhonny Peralta brought home the go-ahead run when Andy Dirks’ hard slide broke up a potential inning-ending double play in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Wednesday night.
Again tied atop the AL Central standings, the Detroit Tigers hope they’re able to make the most of their latest opportunity.
The Detroit Tigers have dominated the Chicago White Sox this year, but still find themselves trailing in the AL Central.