Marlins Trade Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to Tigers

Miami Marlins newsThe Detroit Tigers recently regained first place in the Central division of the American League and today they made a trade with the Miami Marlins to help them stay there.

The Tigers acquired Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante for pitching prospect Jacob Turner, and Rob Brantley and Brian Flynn.

The Tigers have been looking to add pitching to their rotation and Sanchez is a significant upgrade to their staff. Sanchez is 28 and be a free agent at the end of this year.

Sanchez has a 3.75 ERA over 132 career starts. This season he is pitching to a 3.94 ERA with a 110/33BB ratio in 121 innings.

Infante is expected to provide more offense at second base. The Tigers second baseman this season Ramon Santiago and Ryan Rayburn have a combined batting average of .201.

The Marlins and Tigers swapped competitive balance draft picks as part of the deal. SSanchez and fellow starter Josh Johnson have been rumored to be on the trading block

 


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5 Responses

  1. […] Considering they have a stacked lineup that features Fielder and Cabrera, and productive bats like Brennan Boesch, Delmon Young and Jhonny Peralta, the Tigers did not need an All-Star slugger at second base. Yet Infante represents a significant improvement over Santiago and Worth. […]

  2. […] Sanchez pitched what may have been his finest game as a member of the Detroit Tigers since coming to the team in a trade with the Marlins in July to lead the Tigers to a 3-0 shutout victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2  of the […]

  3. […] RHPs Nathan Eovaldi and Scott McGough.  The team traded Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez to the Tigers for prospects Jacob Turner, Rob Brantley and Brian […]

  4. […] Tigers acquired Sanchez in a trade with the Miami Marlins this past July, along with Omar Infante for pitching prospect Jacob Turner, and Rob Brantly […]

  5. […] Victor Martinez and Prince Fielder) has not helped the state of their minor league clubs, and they traded top pitching prospect Jacob Turner to Miami last summer to get Sanchez and second baseman Omar […]

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