Detroit Tigers fans could see a number of familiar faces return in 2017. Alex Avila, Omar Infante and Collin Balester have all returned. Are any other former Tigers on the free agent market potential fits?
Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila has taken significant steps to improve the team’s minor league depth.
While none of those players have previous experience in Detroit’s organization, there were free agents signed who have been with the Tigers.
Could more former Detroit Tigers follow?
It remains to be seen if the front office will sign any more ex-Tigers, but there are some on the free agent market who are conceivable fits.
Here is a look at some of those free agents still on the market and whether they are fits with the Detroit Tigers.