Season Information
Team Name
2008 Detroit Tigers
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
74-88 (.457)   GBL: -14.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 12 / 23
Runs For/Against
821 / 857   Diff: -36
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Joker Marchant Stadium (Lakeland,Florida)
Top Draft Pick
Ryan Perry (1-21)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
8
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
2
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
2008-12-18Matt TreanorSigned by Tigers (1-year)C-1B6-2225RR1976-03-03Garden Grove,CA
1994-  4- 107-KCA
MLB2004-20121994-2012
2008-12-15Adam EverettSigned by Tigers (1-year)SS-3b6-0156RR1977-02-02Austell,GA
1998-  1-  12-BOS
MLB2001-20111998-2011
2008-12-12Ramon SantiagoSigned by Tigers (1-year)SS-2B5-11150BR1979-08-31Las Matas de Farfan,DR
1998-  0-   0-DET
MLB2002-20141999-2015
2008-12-11Kyle BloomSelected by Tigers from Pirates in Rule V draftP6-4180RL1983-02-21Schaumburg,IL
2004-  5- 142-PIT
AA2002-2009
2008-12-11James SkeltonSelected by Diamondbacks from Tigers in Rule V draftC-2B5-11165LR1985-10-28West Covina,CA
2004- 14- 403-DET
AAA2004-2019
2008-12-10Matt JoyceTraded by Tigers to Rays for Edwin JacksonLF-OF6-2185LR1984-08-03Riverview,FL
2005- 12- 360-DET
MLB2008-20192003-2019
2008-12-10Franklin GutierrezTraded by Tigers to Mets for Joe Smith and Luis ValbuenaOF-CF6-2175RR1983-02-21Caracas,VZ
2000-  0-   0-LAN
MLB2005-20172001-2017
2008-12-10Edwin JacksonTraded by Rays to Tigers for Matt JoyceP6-3190RR1983-09-09Neu-Ulm,GE
2001-  6- 190-LAN
MLB2003-20192001-2019
2008-12-10Joe SmithTraded by Mets with Luis Valbuena to Tigers for Franklin GutierrezP6-2205RR1984-03-22Cincinnati,OH
2006-  3-  94-NYN
MLB2007-20192004-2019
2008-12-10Luis ValbuenaTraded by Mets with Joe Smith to Tigers for Franklin Gutierrez3B-1B5-10160LR1985-11-30Caja Seca Zulia,VZ
2002-  0-   0-SEA
MLB2008-20182005-2018
2008-12-08Carlos MeloTraded by Tigers with Guillermo Moscoso to Rangers for Gerald LairdP6-3180RR1991-02-27Bani,DR
A+2009-2015
2008-12-08Guillermo MoscosoTraded by Tigers with Carlos Melo to Rangers for Gerald LairdP6-1165RR1983-11-14Maracay,VZ
2003-  0-   0-DET
MLB2009-20132005-2019
2008-12-08Gerald LairdTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Guillermo Moscoso and Carlos MeloC-OF6-2195RR1979-11-13Westminster,CA
1998-  2-  45-OAK
MLB2003-20151999-2016
2008-11-14Macay McBrideSigned by Tigers (1-year)P5-11180LL1982-10-24Sylvania,GA
2001-  1-  24-ATL
MLB2005-20072001-2010
2008-10-28Virgil VasquezClaimed off waivers by Red Sox from TigersP6-3205RR1982-06-07Santa Barbara,CA
2003-  7- 190-DET
MLB2007-20092002-2014
2008-08-12Freddy GarciaSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-4235RR1976-10-06Caracas,VZ
1993-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1999-20131995-2018
2008-07-30Kyle FarnsworthTraded by Yankees to Tigers for Ivan RodriguezP6-4215RR1976-04-14Wichita,KS
1994- 47-1290-CHN
MLB1999-20141995-2016
2008-07-30Ivan RodriguezTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Kyle FarnsworthC-DH5-9205RR1971-11-30Vega Baja,PR
1988-  0-   0-TEX
MLB1991-20111989-2011
2008-06-25Denny BautistaTraded by Tigers to Pirates for Kyle PearsonP6-5170RR1982-10-23Sanchez,DR
2000-  0-   0-MIA
MLB2004-20102000-2015
2008-06-25Kyle PearsonTraded by Pirates to Tigers for Denny BautistaP6-1180RR1984-10-08Panama City,FL
2003-  4- 105-PIT
AA2003-2008
2008-05-13Jacque JonesReleased by TigersLF-RF5-10176LL1975-04-25San Diego,CA
1996-  2-  37-MIN
MLB1999-20081994-2010
2008-04-30Zach SimonsTraded by Rockies to Tigers for Jason GrilliP6-3180LR1985-05-23Glenns Ferry,ID
2005-  2-  55-COL
AAA2005-2012
2008-04-30Jason GrilliTraded by Tigers to Rockies for Zach SimonsP6-4185RR1976-11-11Royal Oak,MI
1997-  1-   4-SFN
MLB2000-20171997-2017
2008-03-26Tim ByrdakReleased by TigersP5-11180LL1973-10-31Oak Lawn,IL
1994-  5- 135-KCA
MLB1998-20131994-2013
2008-03-04Matt ManteiReleased by TigersP6-1190RR1973-07-07Tampa,FL
1991- 25- 656-SEA
MLB1995-20051991-2006
2008-02-19Brent ClevlenSigned by Tigers (1-year)OF-RF6-2190RR1983-10-27Austin,TX
2002-  2-  49-DET
MLB2006-20102002-2017
2008-02-19Yorman BazardoSigned by Tigers (1-year)P6-2170RR1984-07-11Maracay,VZ
2000-  0-   0-MIA
MLB2005-20092002-2014
2008-02-19Virgil VasquezSigned by Tigers (1-year)P6-3205RR1982-06-07Santa Barbara,CA
2003-  7- 190-DET
MLB2007-20092002-2014
2008-02-19Jordan TataSigned by Tigers (1-year)P6-6220RR1981-09-20Plano,TX
2003- 16- 460-DET
MLB2006-20072002-2009
2008-02-19Freddy GuzmanSigned by Tigers (1-year)OF-CF5-10165BR1981-01-20Santo Domingo,DR
2000-  0-   0-SDN
MLB2004-20132003-2016
2008-02-19Joel ZumayaSigned by Tigers (1-year)P6-3210RR1984-11-09Chula Vista,CA
2002- 11- 320-DET
MLB2006-20102002-2010
2008-02-05Armando GalarragaTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Michael HernandezP6-3170RR1982-01-15Caracas,VZ
1998-  0-   0-MON
MLB2007-20122001-2015
2008-02-05Michael HernandezTraded by Tigers to Rangers for Armando GalarragaOF-RF6-0175RR1983-12-18Brooklyn,NY
2004- 45-1344-LAN
AA2005-2014
2008-02-04Curtis GrandersonSigned by Tigers (5-years, team option for 2013)LF-OF6-1180LR1981-03-16Blue Island,IL
2002-  3-  80-DET
MLB2004-20192000-2019
2008-01-18Bobby SeaySigned by Tigers (1-year)P6-2221LL1978-06-20Sarasota,FL
1996-  1-  12-CHA
MLB2001-20091997-2009
2008-01-18Miguel CabreraSigned by Tigers (1-year)DH-1B6-2218RR1983-04-18Maracay,VZ
1999-  0-   0-MIA
MLB2003-20192000-2019
2008-01-17Marcus ThamesSigned by Tigers (1-year)OF-LF6-2205RR1977-03-06Louisville,MS
1996- 30- 899-NYA
MLB2002-20111997-2011
2008-01-16Nate RobertsonSigned by Tigers (3-years)P6-2215LR1977-09-03Wichita,KS
1999-  5- 146-MIA
MLB2002-20101999-2014
2008-01-07Maxim St. PierreSigned by Tigers to minor league contractC6-0170RR1980-04-17Quebec City,QC
1997- 26- 775-DET
MLB2010-20101997-2012
2008-01-07Marcelo PerezSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-1160RR1980-10-10Monte Cristi,DR
AA2004-2008
2008-01-07Henry MateoSigned by Tigers to minor league contract2B-OF5-11170BR1976-10-14Santo Domingo,DR
1995-  2-  58-MON
MLB2001-20061995-2014
2008-01-07Dane SardinhaSigned by Tigers to minor league contractC-1B5-11215RR1979-04-08Honolulu,HI
2000-  2-  46-CIN
MLB2003-20111998-2011
2008-01-07Ian OstlundSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-1200RL1978-10-17Harrisonburg,VA
2001- 34-1017-DET
AAA1999-2009
2008-01-07Jackson MelianSigned by Tigers to minor league contractOF-1B6-2190RR1980-01-07Barcelona,VZ
1996-  0-   0-NYA
AAA1997-2010
2008-01-07Anastacio MartinezSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-2180RR1978-11-03Santo Domingo,DR
1998-  0-   0-BOS
MLB2004-20041998-2010
2008-01-07Jeremy JohnsonSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-3205RR1982-07-19Concord,NC
2000- 11- 318-DET
AAA2000-2010
2008-01-07Caonabo CosmeSigned by Tigers to minor league contractSS-2B6-2160RR1979-03-18La Vega,DR
AAA1997-2010
2008-01-07Francis BeltranSigned by Tigers to minor league contractP-SS6-5220RR1979-11-29Santo Domingo,DR
1996-  0-   0-CHN
MLB2002-20081997-2011
2008-01-07Jon ConnollySigned by Tigers to minor league contractP6-0205RL1983-08-24Oneonta,NY
2001- 28- 837-DET
AAA2001-2008
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