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Detroit Tigers Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2016
Team Location: Detroit,Michigan

Ballparks:  Comerica Park (2000-2015), 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)  

Affiliate History
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 SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Buck FarmerRPActive25.0676-3227L-R20140.128DET: 2013-5-1562016-04-27Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Blaine HardyRPActive29.0456-2195L-L20141.106KCA: 2008-22-6552015-04-09Recalled from minors
    Mark LoweRPActive32.3266-4180R-R20067.159SEA: 2004-5-1532015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($11m) [Free Agent]
    Angel NesbittPDL-1525.1456-1175R-R20150.069UDFA2016-04-03DL-15 Sprained right ankle
    Mike PelfreySPActive32.1056-7190R-R20068.122NYN: 2005-1-92015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($16m)
    Francisco RodriguezCLActive34.1116-0175R-R200212.115UDFA2015-11-18Traded from Brewers to Tigers for Javier Betancourt
    Kyle RyanSPActive24.2166-5180L-L20140.113DET: 2010-12-3732015-09-01Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Anibal SanchezSPActive32.0616-0180R-R20069.099UDFA2012-12-17Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($80m) Club option for 2018
    Drew VerhagenRPActive25.1886-6222R-R20140.029DET: 2012-4-1542015-08-20Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin VerlanderSPActive33.0676-5200R-R200510.002DET: 2004-1-2Before May '12
    Alex WilsonRPActive29.1766-1215R-R20132.038BOS: 2009-2-772015-04-24Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin WilsonRPActive28.2546-2210L-L20123.035PIT: 2008-5-1442015-12-10Traded from Yankees to Tigers for Luis Cessa and Chad Green
    Jordan ZimmermannSPActive29.3406-2200R-R20096.154WAS: 2007-2-672015-12-02Signed to 5-year contract for 2016-2020 ($110m) 18--18--24--25--25 [Free Agent]
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    James McCannCDL-1525.3196-2185B-R20141.028DET: 2011-2-762014-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    Jarrod SaltalamacchiaCActive30.3616-4235B-R20078.031ATL: 2003-1-362015-12-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.5075m) [Free Agent]
    Bobby WilsonCActive33.0206-0205R-R20084.058ANA: 2002-48-14172016-04-12Contract purchased from minors
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Mike Aviles2BActive35.0465-9195R-R20087.091KCA: 2003-7-1922015-12-19Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent]
    Miguel Cabrera1BActive33.0106-2218R-R200312.101UDFABefore May '12
    Nick Castellanos3BActive24.0556-4195R-R20132.029DET: 2010-1-442013-09-01Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
    Jose IglesiasSSActive26.1135-11175R-R20113.036UDFA2013-07-31Traded from Red Sox to Tigers as part of 3-team 7-player trade
    Ian Kinsler2BActive33.3106-0175R-R200610.000TEX: 2003-17-4962013-11-21Traded from Rangers to Tigers for Prince Fielder and cash considerations
    Andrew Romine1B-3BActive30.1256-1180B-R20103.049ANA: 2007-5-1782014-03-21Traded from Angels to Tigers for Jose Alvarez
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Anthony GoseCFActive25.2616-1190L-L20122.082PHI: 2008-2-512014-11-13Traded from Blue Jays to Tigers for Devon Travis
    Cameron MaybinCFDL-1529.0246-3200R-R20076.073DET: 2005-1-102015-11-22Traded from Braves to Tigers for Gabe Speier and Ian Krol
    Justin UptonLFActive28.2476-2205R-R20078.060ARI: 2005-1-12016-01-20Signed to 6-year contract for 2016-2021 ($132.75m) [Free Agent] 22.125 per year.
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    J.D. MartinezDHActive28.2516-3175R-R20114.036HOU: 2009-20-6112014-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Victor MartinezDHActive37.1266-2170B-R200212.114UDFA2014-11-14Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)


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