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Detroit Tigers Active Roster

+ American League (MLB)
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)
    Matt BoydSPActive26.1156-3215L-L20150.169TOR: 2013-6-1752016-09-05Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Buck FarmerSPActive26.0976-3227L-R20141.031DET: 2013-5-1562017-05-26Recalled from Toledo (AAA) as 26th man
    Michael FulmerSPActive24.0746-3200R-R20160.157NYN: 2011-1-442016-04-29Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Shane GreeneRPActive28.1926-4210R-R20142.075NYA: 2009-15-4652016-04-29DL-15 Middle finger blister
    Blaine HardyRPActive30.0756-2195L-L20142.037KCA: 2008-22-6552017-04-20Recalled from - (-)
    Arcenio LeonPActive30.2486-1162R-R20170.000UDFA2017-05-26Contract purchased from minors
    Daniel NorrisSPActive24.0336-2180L-L20141.073TOR: 2011-2-742016-08-08Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Francisco RodriguezCLActive35.1416-0175R-R200213.115UDFA2015-11-18Traded from Brewers to Tigers for Javier Betancourt
    Warwick SaupoldRPActive27.1326-1195R-R20160.068UDFA2017-05-18Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin VerlanderSPActive34.0976-5200R-R200511.002DET: 2004-1-2Before May '12
    Alex WilsonRPActive30.2066-1215R-R20133.038BOS: 2009-2-772015-04-24Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Justin WilsonRPActive29.2846-2210L-L20124.035PIT: 2008-5-1442015-12-10Traded from Yankees to Tigers for Luis Cessa and Chad Green
    Jordan ZimmermannSPActive31.0056-2200R-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 AvilaC-1BActive30.1195-11210L-R20097.061DET: 2008-5-1632016-12-22Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Miguel Cabrera1BActive34.0406-2218R-R200313.101UDFABefore May '12
    Nick Castellanos3BActive25.0856-4195R-R20133.029DET: 2010-1-442013-09-01Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
    Jose IglesiasSSActive27.1435-11175R-R20114.036UDFA2013-07-31Traded from Red Sox to Tigers as part of 3-team 7-player trade
    Dixon MachadoSSActive25.0966-0140R-R20150.075UDFA2016-09-06Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Tyler CollinsRFActive26.3565-11200L-L20141.080DET: 2011-6-1972016-07-16Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    JaCoby JonesCFActive25.0186-3190R-R20160.034PIT: 2013-3-872017-05-26Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
    Mikie MahtookRFActive27.1796-1205R-R20151.011TBA: 2011-1-312017-01-17Traded from Rays to Tigers for Future considerations
    J.D. MartinezRFActive29.2816-3175R-R20115.036HOU: 2009-20-6112014-04-21Contract purchased from minors
    Andrew RomineCF-LFActive31.1556-1180B-R20104.049ANA: 2007-5-1782014-03-21Traded from Angels to Tigers for Jose Alvarez
    Justin UptonLFActive29.2776-2205R-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 MartinezDHActive38.1566-2170B-R200213.114UDFA2014-11-14Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($68m)


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