February 28, 2012; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge (15) poses for photo day in the rec room at the Detroit Tigers headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Tigers Release Brandon Inge


According to MLBTR, the Tigers have released Brandon Inge, and purchased the contract of Brad Eldred from AAA. Eldred has been on a tear as of late, and knocked 13 HR and 35 RBI for Toledo.

Inge has played his entire career as a Tiger, amassing a .234/.304/.387 career line, 140 HR 589 RBI, and has played catcher, 2B, 3B, and all 3 OF positions. He hit .100/.100/.300 in 20 AB for the Tigers this season.

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  • ChrisHannum

    I can’t help picturing Inge driving to the ballpark every day and sitting in the parking lot just to avoid explaining to his kids that he got cut.  He’s not any good at baseball right now, but I’m still a little sad to see him go.  Less sad than I was about Higginson, though, or even Maggs with his second broken ankle.

    • jgorosh

       @ChrisHannum He’ll get picked up soon. And he’s making 5.5MM, hard to feel too bad.