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Detroit Tigers Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2014
Team Location: Detroit,Michigan

Ballparks:  Comerica Park (2000-2014), Tiger Stadium (1961-1999), Briggs Stadium (1938-1960), Navin Field (1912-1937), Bennett Park (1903-1911)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Detroit Tigers (MLB-AL)   AAA: Toledo Mud Hens (IL)   AA: Erie SeaWolves (East)   A+: Lakeland Flying Tigers (FSL)   A: West Michigan Whitecaps (Midw)   A-: Connecticut Tigers (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Tigers (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers (GCL)  
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Al AlburquerqueRPActive28.1966-0150R-R2011UDFABefore May '12DL-15 Right elbow surgery
    Buck FarmerPActive23.3066-3227L-R2014DET: 2013-5-156Before May '12Signed out of draft
    Shane GreenePActive26.0366-4210R-R2014NYA: 2009-15-4652014-12-06Traded from Yankees to Tigers in 3-team trade involving Didi Gregorius, Robbie Ray and Domingo Leyba
    Blaine HardyPActive27.2846-2195L-L2014KCA: 2008-22-6552013-05-01Assigned to Erie (AA)
    Kyle LobsteinPActive25.1336-3200L-L2014TBA: 2008-2-472012-12-06Traded from Mets to Tigers for cash considerations
    Joe NathanRPActive40.0316-4205R-R1999SFN: 1995-6-1592013-12-03Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($20m)
    Angel NesbittPActive24.0196-1175R-R-UDFABefore May '12
    David PriceSPActive29.1196-6215L-L2008TBA: 2007-1-12014-07-31Traded from Rays to Tigers in 3-team trade
    Luke PutkonenRPActive28.2276-6200R-R2012DET: 2007-3-121Before May '12Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
    Bruce RondonRPActive24.0146-2190R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Kyle RyanPActive23.0896-5180L-L2014DET: 2010-12-373Before May '12
    Anibal SanchezSPActive30.3006-0180R-R2006UDFA2012-12-17Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($80m) Club option for 2018
    Alfredo SimonRPActive33.2296-4170R-R2008UDFA2014-12-12Traded from Reds to Tigers for Eugenio Suarez and Jonathon Crawford
    Joakim SoriaRPActive30.2196-3180R-R2007UDFA2014-07-23Traded from Rangers to Tigers for Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson
    Drew VerhagenPActive24.0626-6222R-R2014DET: 2012-4-154Before May '12
    Justin VerlanderSPActive31.3066-5200R-R2005DET: 2004-1-2Before May '12
    Alex WilsonRPActive28.0506-1215R-R2013BOS: 2009-2-772014-12-12Traded from Red Sox with Yoenis Cespedes and Gabe Speier to Tigers for Rick Porcello
    Josh ZeidRPActive27.2746-4215R-R2013PHI: 2009-10-3172014-11-21Claimed off waivers from Astros by Tigers
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Alex AvilaCActive27.3285-11210L-R2009DET: 2008-5-163Before May '12
    Bryan HoladayCActive27.0345-11190R-R2012DET: 2010-6-193Before May '12Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
    James McCannCActive24.1936-2185B-R2014DET: 2011-2-76Before May '12
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Miguel Cabrera3BActive31.2496-2218R-R2003UDFABefore May '12
    Jose IglesiasSSActive27.0866-5220R-R-UDFA2013-07-31Traded from Red Sox to Tigers as part of 3-team 7-player trade
    Ian Kinsler2BActive32.1846-0175R-R2006TEX: 2003-17-4962013-11-21Traded from Rangers to Tigers for Prince Fielder and cash considerations
    Hernan Perez2BActive23.2726-0160R-R2012UDFABefore May '12
    Andrew Romine2BActive28.3646-1180B-R2010ANA: 2007-5-1782014-03-21Traded from Angels to Tigers for Jose Alvarez
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Wynton BernardOFActive24.0906-2185R-R-SDN: 2012-35-10652014-03-19Signed to Minor League Contract
    Nick CastellanosLFActive22.2946-4195R-R2013DET: 2010-1-44Before May '12
    Yoenis CespedesLFActive29.0745-10200R-R2012UDFA2014-12-12Traded from Red Sox with Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier to Tigers for Rick Porcello
    Tyler CollinsLFActive24.2005-11200L-L2014DET: 2011-6-197Before May '12
    Rajai DavisLF-CFActive34.0655-11170R-R2006PIT: 2001-38-11342013-12-12Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($10m)
    Anthony GoseCFActive24.1356-1190L-L2012PHI: 2008-2-512014-11-13Traded from Blue Jays to Tigers for Devon Travis
    J.D. MartinezRFActive27.1246-3175R-R2011HOU: 2009-20-6112014-03-25Signed to Minor League Contract
    Steven MoyaRFActive23.1066-6220L-R2014UDFABefore May '12
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Victor MartinezDHActive36.0006-2170B-R2002UDFA2014-11-14Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)


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