Season Information
Team Name
1996 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
53-109 (.327)   GBL: -39
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 14 / 28
Runs For/Against
783 / 1103   Diff: -320
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
27
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
11
Years Active
1901-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1996-12-17Joey EischenTraded by Tigers with RHP Cam Smith to Padres for C Brian Johnson and RHP Willie BlairP6-1200LL1970-05-25West Covina,CA
1989-  4-  92-TEX
MLB1994-20061989-2006
1996-12-17Cam SmithTraded by Tigers with LHP Joey Eischen to Padres for C Brian Johnson and RHP Willie BlairP6-3210RR1973-09-20Brooklyn,NY
1993-  3-  81-DET
AAA1993-2006
1996-12-16Mark LewisTraded by Tigers to Giants for Jesus Ibarra.SS-2B6-1195RR1969-11-30Hamilton,OH
1988-  1-   2-CLE
MLB1991-20011988-2007
1996-12-16Joey EischenTraded by Tigers with Cam Smith to Padres for Brian Johnson and Willie Blair.P6-1200LL1970-05-25West Covina,CA
1989-  4-  92-TEX
MLB1994-20061989-2006
1996-12-16Willie BlairTraded by Padres with Brian Johnson to Tigers for Cam Smith and Joey Eischen.P6-1185RR1965-12-18Paintsville,KY
1986- 11- 289-TOR
MLB1990-20011986-2001
1996-12-16Brian JohnsonTraded by Padres with Willie Blair to Tigers for Cam Smith and Joey Eischen.C-1B6-2210RR1968-01-08Oakland,CA
1989- 16- 415-NYA
MLB1994-20011987-2001
1996-12-15Ray HolbertSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-2B6-0175RR1970-09-25Torrance,CA
1988-  3-  58-SDN
MLB1994-20001988-2000
1996-12-14Joe HallSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.OF-3B6-0180RR1966-03-06Paducah,KY
1988- 10- 262-SLN
MLB1994-19971988-1999
1996-12-11Matt WalbeckTraded by Twins to Tigers for Brent Stentz.C-DH5-11188BR1969-10-02Sacramento,CA
1987-  8- 192-CHN
MLB1993-20031987-2003
1996-12-11Anton FrenchTraded by Tigers to Blue Jays for OF Roberto DuranOF5-11170BR1975-07-25St. Louis,MO
1993- 13- 368-SLN
AAA1993-2008
1996-12-11Roberto DuranTraded by Blue Jays to Tigers for Anton French.P6-0167LL1973-03-06Moca,DR
1990- 42-1111-TOR
MLB1997-19981992-2001
1996-12-10Brian HunterTraded by Astros with Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Doug Brocail and Cash to Tigers for Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus.OF-CF6-3180RR1971-03-05Portland,OR
1989-  2-  35-HOU
MLB1994-20031989-2004
1996-12-10Orlando MillerTraded by Astros with Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash to Tigers for Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus.SS-3B6-1180RR1969-01-13Estafeta el Dorado,PN
1987-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1994-19971988-2008
1996-12-10Daryle WardTraded by Tigers with C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash.1B-LF6-2230LL1975-06-27Lynwood,CA
1994- 15- 417-DET
MLB1998-20081994-2014
1996-12-10Trever MillerTraded by Tigers with Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash.P6-4195RL1973-05-29Louisville,KY
1991-  1-  41-DET
MLB1996-20111991-2011
1996-12-10Brad AusmusTraded by Tigers with Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller and Jose Lima to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash.C-1B5-11195RR1969-04-14New Haven,CT
1987- 48-1152-NYA
MLB1993-20101988-2010
1996-12-10CJ NitkowskiTraded by Tigers with Daryle Ward, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash.P6-3205LL1973-03-09Suffern,NY
1994-  1-   9-CIN
MLB1995-20051994-2012
1996-12-10Jose LimaTraded by Tigers with Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash.P6-2205RR1972-09-30Santiago,DR
1989-  0-   0-DET
MLB1994-20061990-2009
1996-12-10Todd JonesTraded by Astros with Orlando Miller, Brian Hunter, Doug Brocail and Cash to Tigers for Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus.P6-3230LR1968-04-24Marietta,GA
1989-  1-  27-HOU
MLB1993-20081989-2008
1996-12-10Doug BrocailTraded by Astros with Orlando Miller, Todd Jones, Brian Hunter and Cash to Tigers for Daryle Ward, C.J. Nitkowski, Trever Miller, Jose Lima and Brad Ausmus.P6-5235LR1967-05-16Clearfield,PA
1986-  1-  12-SDN
MLB1992-20091986-2009
1996-12-09Jose MaciasSelected by Tigers from Expos in the minor league draft.2B-3B5-10175BR1974-01-25Panama City,PN
1992-  0-   0-MON
MLB1999-20051994-2011
1996-12-09Jeff McCurrySelected by Rockies from Tigers in the minor league draft.P6-6220RR1970-01-21Tokyo,JP
1990- 14- 376-PIT
MLB1995-19991991-1999
1996-12-09Jeff BerblingerTraded by Tigers to Dodgers for Juan Hernaiz and Deivi Cruz.2B-3B6-0190RR1970-11-19Wichita,KS
1993-  7- 200-SLN
MLB1997-19971990-2002
1996-12-09Frank CatalanottoSelected by Athletics from Tigers in Rule 5 major league draft2B-LF6-0195LR1974-04-27Smithtown,NY
1992- 10- 280-DET
MLB1997-20101992-2010
1996-12-09Alejandro FreireSelected by Tigers from Astros in Rule 5 minor league draft1B-OF6-2185RR1974-08-23Caracas,VZ
1991-  0-   0-HOU
MLB2005-20051994-2006
1996-12-09Deivi CruzTraded by Dodgers with Juan Hernaiz to Tigers for Jeff Berblinger.SS-3B6-0184RR1975-11-06Nizao Bani,DR
1993-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1997-20051993-2006
1996-11-26Marino SantanaSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1190RR1972-05-10San Jose de Los Llamas,DR
1990-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1998-19991993-1999
1996-11-25Denny HarrigerSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P5-11185RR1969-07-21Kittanning,PA
1987- 18- 472-NYN
MLB1998-19981987-2006
1996-11-20Brian WilliamsReleased by Tigers.P6-2195RR1969-02-15Lancaster,SC
1990-  1-  31-HOU
MLB1991-20001989-2003
1996-11-20Fausto CruzReleased by Tigers.SS-2B5-10165RR1972-05-01Monte Cristi,DR
1990-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1994-19961991-2004
1996-11-20Richie LewisReleased by Tigers.P-OF5-10175RR1966-01-25Muncie,IN
1987-  2-  44-MON
MLB1992-19981987-2003
1996-11-20Shannon PennReleased by Tigers.2B-OF5-10160BR1969-09-11Cincinnati,OH
1988- 58-1350-TEX
MLB1995-19961989-1996
1996-11-20Tim PughSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-6230RR1967-01-26South Lake Tahoe,CA
1991- 29- 759-PHI
MLB1992-19971986-2000
1996-11-20Duane SingletonReleased by Tigers.OF-SS6-1170LR1972-08-06Staten Island,NY
1990-  5- 142-MIL
MLB1995-19961990-2001
1996-11-12Todd Van PoppelClaimed on waivers by Angels from Tigers.P6-5210RR1971-12-09Hinsdale,IL
1990-  1-  14-OAK
MLB1991-20041990-2004
1996-11-08Phil HiattReleased by Tigers.3B-OF6-3200RR1969-05-01Pensacola,FL
1990-  8- 234-KCA
MLB1993-20011990-2004
1996-11-01Dan MiceliTraded by Pirates to Tigers for Clint Sodowsky.P6-0216RR1970-09-09Newark,NJ
1990-  0-   0-KCA
MLB1993-20061990-2009
1996-11-01Clint SodowskyTraded by Tigers to Pirates for Dan Miceli.P6-4200LR1972-07-13Ponca City,OK
1991-  9- 244-DET
MLB1995-19991991-2006
1996-10-28Ruben SierraTraded by Tigers to Reds for Decomba Conner and Ben Bailey.OF-DH6-1200BR1965-10-06Rio Piedras,PR
1982-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1986-20061983-2006
1996-10-14Dave HajekClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Astros.2B-3B5-10165RR1967-10-14Roseville,CA
1989-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1995-19961990-1999
1996-10-03Glenn DishmanClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Phillies.P6-1195RL1970-11-05Baltimore,MD
1993-  0-   0-SDN
MLB1995-19971992-2002
1996-09-23Humberto CotaLoaned by Braves to Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) June 23-C-1B6-0175RR1979-02-07San Luis Rio Colorado,MX
1995-  0-   0-ATL
MLB2001-20071997-2016
1996-09-23Adrian ManzanoLoaned by Braves to Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) April 17-P5-9185RR1978-11-27Ocotlan,MX
AAA1998-2011
1996-09-18Jet ButlerClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Padres.2B-3B6-2189BR1987-10-06Pensacola,FL
2010- 26- 782-NYN
A2007-2013
1996-09-11Andujar CedenoSent to Astros by Tigers for future considerations.SS-3B6-1168RR1969-08-21La Romana,DR
1986-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1990-19961988-2000
1996-09-05Ricky GomezSigned as nondrafted free agent by TigersOF5-11190RR1976-07-19San Francisco de Macoris,DR
Indy2001-2005
1996-08-30Dave RobertsLoaned by Tigers to coop Visalia March 30-OF-CF5-10175LL1972-05-31Okinawa,JP
1994- 28- 781-DET
MLB1999-20081994-2008
1996-08-27Pedro SantanaTraded by Astros with Kevin Gallaher to Tigers for Gregg Olson.2B-SS5-11160RR1976-09-21San Pedro de Macoris,DR
AAA1996-2005
1996-08-26Gregg OlsonTraded by Tigers to Astros for Pedro Santana and Kevin Gallaher.P6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
1988-  1-   4-BAL
MLB1988-20011986-2001
1996-08-21Mark ParentReleased by Tigers.C-1B6-5245RR1961-09-16Ashland,OR
1979-  4-  92-SDN
MLB1986-19981979-1998
1996-08-08Bob ScanlanClaimed on waivers by Royals from Tigers.P6-4220RR1966-08-09Los Angeles,CA
1984- 25- 636-PHI
MLB1991-20011984-2003
1996-08-06Todd Van PoppelClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Athletics.P6-5210RR1971-12-09Hinsdale,IL
1990-  1-  14-OAK
MLB1991-20041990-2004
1996-08-06Kevin GrijakLoaned by Braves to Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) April 1-1B-OF6-1220RR1971-08-13Detroit,MI
1991- 29- 751-ATL
AAA1991-2005
1996-07-31John CummingsTraded by Dodgers with Joey Eischen to Tigers for Chad Curtis.P6-3200LL1969-05-10Torrance,CA
1990-  8- 215-SEA
MLB1993-19971989-1999
1996-07-31Chad CurtisTraded by Tigers to Dodgers for Joey Eischen and John Cummings.OF-LF5-10185RR1968-11-06Marion,IN
1989- 45-1157-CAL
MLB1992-20011989-2001
1996-07-31Cecil FielderTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Matt Drews and Ruben Sierra.1B-DH6-3240RR1963-09-21Los Angeles,CA
1982-  4-  67-KCA
MLB1985-19981982-1998
1996-07-31Ruben SierraTraded by Yankees with Matt Drews to Tigers for Cecil Fielder.OF-DH6-1200BR1965-10-06Rio Piedras,PR
1982-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1986-20061983-2006
1996-07-31Damion EasleyTraded by Angels to Tigers for Greg Gohr.2B-SS5-11185RR1969-11-11New York,NY
1988- 30- 767-CAL
MLB1992-20081989-2008
1996-07-31Greg GohrTraded by Tigers to Angels for Damion Easley.P6-3205RR1967-10-29Santa Clara,CA
1989-  1-  21-DET
MLB1993-19961989-1997
1996-07-31Joey EischenTraded by Dodgers with John Cummings to Tigers for Chad Curtis.P6-1200LL1970-05-25West Covina,CA
1989-  4-  92-TEX
MLB1994-20061989-2006
1996-06-18Brad AusmusTraded by Padres with Russ Spear and Andujar Cedeno to Tigers for Chris Gomez and John Flaherty.C-1B5-11195RR1969-04-14New Haven,CT
1987- 48-1152-NYA
MLB1993-20101988-2010
1996-06-18Andujar CedenoTraded by Padres with Russ Spear and Brad Ausmus to Tigers for Chris Gomez and John Flaherty.SS-3B6-1168RR1969-08-21La Romana,DR
1986-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1990-19961988-2000
1996-06-18John FlahertyTraded by Tigers with Chris Gomez to Padres for Russ Spear, Andujar Cedeno and Brad Ausmus.C-1B6-1200RR1967-10-21New York,NY
1988- 25- 641-BOS
MLB1992-20051988-2005
1996-06-18Chris GomezTraded by Tigers with John Flaherty to Padres for Russ Spear, Andujar Cedeno and Brad Ausmus.SS-2B6-1195RR1971-06-16Los Angeles,CA
1992-  3-  84-DET
MLB1993-20081992-2008
1996-06-07Micah FranklinTraded by Tigers with Brian Maxcy to Cardinals for Tom Urbani and Miguel Inzunza.OF-2B6-0205BR1972-04-25San Francisco,CA
1990-  3-  90-NYN
MLB1997-19971990-2004
1996-06-07Brian MaxcyTraded by Tigers with Micah Franklin to Cardinals for Tom Urbani and Miguel Inzunza.P6-1170RR1971-05-04Amory,MS
1992- 20- 560-DET
MLB1995-19961992-1999
1996-06-07Tom UrbaniTraded by Cardinals with Miguel Inzunza to Tigers for Brian Maxcy and Micah Franklin.P6-1190LL1968-01-21Santa Cruz,CA
1990- 13- 357-SLN
MLB1993-19961990-1998
1996-05-31Danny BautistaTraded by Tigers to Braves for Anton French.OF-RF5-11170RR1972-05-24Santo Domingo,DR
1989-  0-   0-DET
MLB1993-20041990-2007
1996-05-31Anton FrenchTraded by Braves to Tigers for OF Danny BautistaOF5-11170BR1975-07-25St. Louis,MO
1993- 13- 368-SLN
AAA1993-2008
1996-05-31Eloy AranoLoaned by Tigers to Visalia March 29-3B-2B6-3215BR1974-03-05Veracruz,MX
AAA1993-2010
1996-05-28Scott AldredClaimed on waivers by Twins from Tigers.P6-4228LL1968-06-12Flint,MI
1986- 16- 411-DET
MLB1990-20001987-2004
1996-05-14John FarrellTraded by Indians to Tigers for Greg Granger.P6-4210RR1962-08-04Monmouth Beach,NJ
1984-  2-  32-CLE
MLB1987-19961984-1996
1996-04-27Joe BoeverClaimed on waivers by Pirates from Tigers.P6-1200RR1960-10-04Kirkwood,MO
1982-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1985-19961982-1997
1996-04-26Yuri SanchezLoaned by Tigers to coop Visalia March 31-SS-2B6-1160LR1973-11-11Moca,DR
1992-  2-  54-DET
AAA1992-2005
1996-04-26Mike WalkerSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-1195RR1966-10-04Chicago,IL
1986-  2-  27-CLE
MLB1988-19961987-1999
1996-04-26Yuri SanchezTraded by Tigers to Reds for RHP Gregg Olson April 26 1996SS-2B6-1160LR1973-11-11Moca,DR
1992-  2-  54-DET
AAA1992-2005
1996-04-26Gregg OlsonTraded by Reds to Tigers for Yuri Sanchez.P6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
1988-  1-   4-BAL
MLB1988-20011986-2001
1996-03-31Curtis PrideSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.OF-LF5-11195LR1968-12-17Washington,DC
1986- 10- 258-NYN
MLB1993-20061986-2008
1996-03-27Ricky TrlicekReleased by Tigers.P6-2200RR1969-04-26Houston,TX
1987-  4- 104-PHI
MLB1992-19971987-1998
1996-03-25John DohertyClaimed on waivers by Red Sox from Tigers.P-1B6-4210RR1967-06-11New York,NY
1989- 19- 499-DET
MLB1992-19961978-1996
1996-03-24Pat AhearneTraded by Tigers to Mets for SS Steve Lackey March 24 1996P6-3195RR1969-12-10San Francisco,CA
1992-  7- 196-DET
MLB1995-19951992-2013
1996-03-22Ramon FerminTraded by Athletics with Fausto Cruz to Tigers for Phil Plantier.P6-3180RR1972-11-25San Francisco de Macoris,DR
1989-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1995-19951991-2001
1996-03-22Todd SteversonTraded by Tigers with Cade Gaspar and Sean Bergman to Padres for Melvin Nieves, Richie Lewis and Raul Casanova.OF-DH6-2195RR1971-11-15Los Angeles,CA
1992-  1-  25-TOR
MLB1995-19961992-1998
1996-03-22Fausto CruzTraded by Athletics with Ramon Fermin to Tigers for Phil Plantier.SS-2B5-10165RR1972-05-01Monte Cristi,DR
1990-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1994-19961991-2004
1996-03-22Richie LewisTraded by Padres with Melvin Nieves and Raul Casanova to Tigers for Todd Steverson, Cade Gaspar and Sean Bergman.P-OF5-10175RR1966-01-25Muncie,IN
1987-  2-  44-MON
MLB1992-19981987-2003
1996-03-22Raul CasanovaTraded by Padres with Melvin Nieves and Richie Lewis to Tigers for Todd Steverson, Cade Gaspar and Sean Bergman.C-1B6-0221BR1972-08-23Humacao,PR
1990-  8- 226-NYN
MLB1996-20081990-2009
1996-03-22Melvin NievesTraded by Padres with Richie Lewis and Raul Casanova to Tigers for Todd Steverson, Cade Gaspar and Sean Bergman.OF-RF6-2220BR1971-12-28San Juan,PR
1988-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1992-19981988-2008
1996-03-22Sean BergmanTraded by Tigers with Todd Steverson and Cade Gaspar to Padres for Melvin Nieves, Richie Lewis and Raul Casanova.P6-4225RR1970-04-11Joliet,IL
1991-  4- 114-DET
MLB1993-20001991-2004
1996-03-22Phil PlantierTraded by Tigers to Athletics for Ramon Fermin and Fausto Cruz.OF-LF5-11195LR1969-01-27Manchester,NH
1987- 11- 292-BOS
MLB1990-19971987-1998
1996-03-13Kimera BarteeClaimed on waivers by Tigers from Orioles.OF-CF6-0200RR1972-07-21Omaha,NE
1993- 14- 399-BAL
MLB1996-20011992-2004
1996-03-11Matt BrunsonTraded by Tigers to Marlins for RHP Randy Veres March 11 19962B-SS5-11180BR1974-09-02Denver,CO
1993-  1-   9-DET
A+1994-2007
1996-03-11Randy VeresTraded by Marlins to Tigers for Matt Brunson.P6-3210RR1965-11-25Sacramento,CA
1985-  1-   2-MIL
MLB1989-19971985-1997
1996-01-24Curtis PrideSigned by TigersOF-LF5-11195LR1968-12-17Washington,DC
1986- 10- 258-NYN
MLB1993-20061986-2008
1996-01-24Alan TrammellSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.SS-DH6-0175RR1958-02-21Garden Grove,CA
1976-  2-  26-DET
MLB1977-19961976-1996
1996-01-23Duane SingletonTraded by Brewers to Tigers for Henry Santos.OF-SS6-1170LR1972-08-06Staten Island,NY
1990-  5- 142-MIL
MLB1995-19961990-2001
1996-01-15Bob ScanlanSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-4220RR1966-08-09Los Angeles,CA
1984- 25- 636-PHI
MLB1991-20011984-2003
1996-01-10Brian WilliamsSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.P6-2195RR1969-02-15Lancaster,SC
1990-  1-  31-HOU
MLB1991-20001989-2003
1996-01-02Eddie WilliamsSigned as Free Agent by Tigers.3B-1B6-0210RR1964-11-01Shreveport,LA
1983-  1-   4-NYN
MLB1986-19981983-2002
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