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Melvin Mercedes is currently on the Detroit Tigers Roster.
Use this Roster History Application to display a roster for any date since 2012. The application provides the feature for any Major League Franchise or its minor league affiliates.

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Team NameDetroit Tigers
League NameAmerican League
LevelMLB

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Detroit Tigers Roster on - December 17,2012

TopRecent Transaction
PitchersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Al AlburquerquerpActiveY6-0 150 R-R 1986-06-10 33.126San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182011-2017
2003-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent   2012-09-02Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Joaquin BenoitclActiveY6-3 205 R-R 1977-07-26 42.080Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1997-20172001-2017
1996-   UDFA-TEX
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Phil CokerpActiveY6-1 210 L-L 1982-07-19 37.087Sonora,California MLB2002-20172008-2016
2002-26- 786-NYA
International   2012-05-06
Octavio DotelrpActiveY6-0 175 R-R 1975-11-25 43.324Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20131999-2013
1993-   UDFA-NYN
Retired   2012-10-30Tigers exercised option for 2013 ($3.5m)
Darin DownsrpActiveY6-3 176 R-L 1984-12-26 34.292Southfield,Michigan MLB2003-20162012-2014
2003- 5- 133-CHN
Free Agent   2012-07-14Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Doug FisterspActiveY6-8 185 L-R 1984-02-04 35.253Merced,California MLB2003-20182009-2018
2006- 7- 201-SEA
Retired   2012-06-16Activated from DL
Luis MarterpActiveY5-11 170 R-R 1986-08-26 33.049San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2007-20132011-2012
2005-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-09-01Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Melvin MercedespActiveY6-3 190 R-R 1990-11-02 28.346El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB2009-20172014-2014
2008-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Jose OrtegapActiveY5-11 165 R-R 1988-10-12 31.002Caja Seca,Venezuela MLB2009-20182012-2014
2006-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-11-12
Rick PorcellospActiveY6-5 195 R-R 1988-12-27 30.291Morristown,New Jersey MLB2008-20192009-2019
2007- 1-  27-DET
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)2012-05-06
Luke PutkonenrpActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1986-05-10 33.157Wheaton,Illinois MLB2006-20152012-2014
2007- 3- 121-DET
Free Agent   2012-09-05Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Bruce RondonpActiveY6-2 190 R-R 1990-12-09 28.309Valencia,Venezuela MLB2009-20182013-2018
2007-   UDFA-DET
MinorsChicago White Sox (AAA)2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Anibal SanchezspActiveY6-0 180 R-R 1984-02-27 35.230Maracay,Venezuela MLB2004-20192006-2019
2001-   UDFA-BOS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2012-12-17Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($80m) Club option for 2018
Max ScherzerspActiveY6-3 190 R-R 1984-07-27 35.079St. Louis,Missouri MLB2004-20192008-2019
2006- 1-  11-ARI
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2012-05-06
Drew SmylyrpActiveY6-3 190 L-L 1989-06-13 30.123Little Rock,Arkansas MLB2009-20192012-2019
2010- 2-  68-DET
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)2012-08-25Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Justin VerlanderspActiveY6-5 200 R-R 1983-02-20 36.236Manakin-Sabot,Virginia MLB2002-20192005-2019
2004- 1-   2-DET
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)2012-05-03
Brayan VillarrealrpActiveY6-0 170 R-R 1987-05-10 32.157La Guaira,Venezuela MLB2007-20142011-2013
2005-   UDFA-DET
MinorsMinnesota Twins (MLB)2012-05-16Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Adam WilkpActiveY6-2 175 L-L 1987-12-09 31.310Buena Park,California MLB2007-20182011-2017
2009-11- 330-DET
Free Agent   2012-11-12
CatchersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Alex AvilacActiveY5-11 210 L-R 1987-01-29 32.258Pembroke Pines,Florida MLB2006-20192009-2019
2008- 5- 163-DET
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)2012-06-21Activated from DL
Ramon CabreracActiveY5-7 202 B-R 1989-11-05 29.343Sucre,Venezuela MLB2009-20182015-2016
2008-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent   2012-12-05Traded from Pirates to Tigers for Andy Oliver
Bryan HoladaycActiveY5-11 190 R-R 1987-11-19 31.330Dallas,Texas MLB2007-20192012-2019
2010- 6- 193-DET
ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)2012-09-01Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Brayan PenacActiveY5-11 210 B-R 1982-01-07 37.280Havana,Cuba MLB2001-20172005-2016
2000-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent   2012-12-10Signed to 1-year contract ($TBD) avoiding arbitration
InfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Miguel Cabrera3bActiveY6-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 36.179Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20192003-2019
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)2008-03-24Signed to 8-year contract for 2008-2015 ($152.3m) [Avoiding arbitration] 11.3--15--20--20--21--21--22--22 Replaced prior deal
Prince Fielder1bActiveY5-11 280 L-R 1984-05-09 35.158Ontario,California MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-   7-MIL
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Omar Infante2bActiveY5-9 150 R-R 1981-12-26 37.292Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela MLB1999-20172002-2016
1999-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-07-23Traded from Marlins with Anibal Sanchez to Tigers for Jacob Turner, Rob Brantly and Brian Flynn
Jeff Kobernus2bActiveY6-2 195 R-R 1988-06-30 31.106San Leandro,California MLB2007-20172013-2014
2009- 2-  50-WAS
Free Agent   2012-12-06Traded from Red Sox to Tigers for Justin Henry
Dixon MachadossActiveY6-0 140 R-R 1992-02-22 27.235San Cristobal-Tachira,Venezuela MLB2010-20192015-2018
2008-   UDFA-DET
DL-7Chicago Cubs (AAA)2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Jhonny PeraltassActiveY6-1 185 R-R 1982-05-28 37.139Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172003-2017
1999-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent   2012-10-30Tigers exercised option for 2013 ($6m)
Hernan Perez2bActiveY6-0 160 R-R 1991-03-26 28.202Villa de Cura,Venezuela MLB2009-20192012-2019
2007-   UDFA-DET
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2012-11-12
Ramon SantiagossActiveY5-11 150 B-R 1979-08-31 40.044Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152002-2014
1998-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Danny Worth3bActiveY6-1 180 R-R 1985-09-30 34.014Northridge,California MLB2005-20162010-2016
2007- 2-  91-DET
International   2012-09-01Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
OutfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Quintin BerrylfActiveY6-1 165 L-L 1984-11-21 34.327San Diego,California MLB2004-20182012-2017
2006- 5- 157-PHI
Retired   2012-05-23Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
Brennan BoeschrfActiveY6-5 185 L-L 1985-04-12 34.185Santa Monica,California MLB2004-20162010-2015
2006- 3-  82-DET
Retired   2012-05-06
Andy DirkslfActiveY6-0 195 L-L 1986-01-24 33.263Hutchinson,Kansas MLB2005-20142011-2013
2008- 8- 253-DET
Free Agent   2012-08-03Activated from DL
Avisail GarciarfActiveY6-3 190 R-R 1991-06-12 28.124Anaco Edo,Venezuela MLB2009-20192012-2019
2007-   UDFA-DET
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2012-08-31Recalled from Erie (AA)
Torii HunterrfActiveY6-2 205 R-R 1975-07-18 44.088Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1993-20151998-2015
1993- 1-  20-MIN
Retired   2012-11-16Signed to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($26m)
Austin JacksoncfActiveY6-1 185 R-R 1987-02-01 32.255Denton,Texas MLB2005-20182010-2018
2005- 8- 259-NYA
Free Agent   2012-06-09Activated from DL
Designated HittersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Victor MartinezdhActiveY6-2 170 B-R 1978-12-23 40.295Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1999-20182002-2018
1996-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent   2012-10-30Activated from DL
Youngest Player: Dixon Machado [20.299]
Oldest Player: Torii Hunter [37.152]

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Player Status: There are 2 statuses listed above. The first status on the left is for the SELECTED Date. The second status towards the right of the grid is as of CURRENT date.