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Detroit Tigers Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2017
Team Location: Detroit,Michigan

Ballparks:   Comerica Park (2000-2016), 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 (East) (GCL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Tigers West (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)
    Sandy BaezPActive23.1206-2180R-R-0.000UDFA2016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Chad BellPActive28.0256-3200R-L-0.000TEX: 2009-14-4242016-11-08Contract purchased from minors
    Matt BoydSPActive26.0516-3215L-L20150.169TOR: 2013-6-1752016-09-05Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Michael FulmerSPActive24.0106-3200R-R20160.157NYN: 2011-1-442016-04-29Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Shane GreeneRPActive28.1286-4210R-R20142.075NYA: 2009-15-4652016-04-29DL-15 Middle finger blister
    Blaine HardyRPActive30.0116-2195L-L20142.037KCA: 2008-22-6552016-08-30Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Myles JayePActive25.0886-3170B-R-0.000TOR: 2010-17-5162016-11-08Contract purchased from minors
    Mark LoweRPActive33.2926-4180R-R20068.159SEA: 2004-5-1532015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($11m) [Free Agent]
    Daniel NorrisSPActive23.3346-2180L-L20141.073TOR: 2011-2-742016-08-08Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Mike PelfreySPActive33.0716-7190R-R20069.122NYN: 2005-1-92015-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($16m)
    Francisco RodriguezCLActive35.0776-0175R-R200213.115UDFA2015-11-18Traded from Brewers to Tigers for Javier Betancourt
    Bruce RondonRPActive26.1066-2190R-R20133.037UDFA2016-06-20Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Kyle RyanSPActive25.1826-5180L-L20141.113DET: 2010-12-3732016-08-06Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Anibal SanchezSPActive33.0276-0180R-R200610.099UDFA2012-12-17Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($80m) Club option for 2018
    Daniel StumpfP Active26.0806-2200L-L20160.114KCA: 2012-9-2832016-12-07Selected by Tigers from Royals in rule 5 draft
    Justin VerlanderSPActive34.0336-5200R-R200511.002DET: 2004-1-2Before May '12
    Alex WilsonRPActive30.1426-1215R-R20133.038BOS: 2009-2-772015-04-24Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin WilsonRPActive29.2206-2210L-L20124.035PIT: 2008-5-1442015-12-10Traded from Yankees to Tigers for Luis Cessa and Chad Green
    Jordan ZimmermannSPActive30.3066-2200R-R20097.154WAS: 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)
    Alex AvilaCActive30.0555-11210L-R20097.061DET: 2008-5-1632016-12-22Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
    James McCannCActive26.2856-2185B-R20142.028DET: 2011-2-762014-09-01Contract purchased from minors
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Miguel Cabrera1BActive33.3426-2218R-R200313.101UDFABefore May '12
    Nick Castellanos3BActive25.0216-4195R-R20133.029DET: 2010-1-442013-09-01Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
    John Hicks1BActive27.2066-1182R-R20150.069SEA: 2011-4-1232016-09-01Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Jose IglesiasSSActive27.0795-11175R-R20114.036UDFA2013-07-31Traded from Red Sox to Tigers as part of 3-team 7-player trade
    JaCoby Jones3BActive24.3196-3190R-R20160.034PIT: 2013-3-872016-08-30Contract purchased from minors
    Ian Kinsler2BActive34.2766-0175R-R200611.000TEX: 2003-17-4962013-11-21Traded from Rangers to Tigers for Prince Fielder and cash considerations
    Dixon Machado2BActive25.0326-0140R-R20150.075UDFA2016-09-06Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Andrew Romine3BActive31.0916-1180B-R20104.049ANA: 2007-5-1782014-03-21Traded from Angels to Tigers for Jose Alvarez
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Tyler CollinsCFActive26.2925-11200L-L20141.080DET: 2011-6-1972016-07-16Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Mikie MahtookCFActive27.1156-1205R-R20151.011TBA: 2011-1-312017-01-17Traded from Rays to Tigers for Future considerations
    J.D. MartinezRFActive29.2176-3175R-R20115.036HOU: 2009-20-6112014-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Steven MoyaRFActive25.1996-6220L-R20140.130UDFA2016-09-06Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin UptonLFActive29.2136-2205R-R20079.060ARI: 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)
    Victor MartinezDHActive38.0926-2170B-R200213.114UDFA2014-11-14Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)


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