Detroit Tigers Add Four More Minor League Players

The Detroit Tigers signed Ronny Rodriguez to a minor league deal, he potentially could end up as a utility man for the team.

Rodriguez was just one of four minor league players the Detroit Tigers signed to deals yesterday. They also recently signed reliever Phillipe Aumont. The former first-round draft pick spent last season pitching in Canada.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris is known for taking adventures off the beaten path, and recently he was forced to camp out at Atlanta International Airport due to a power outage.

In case you missed it, our latest prospect report is out. This week Andy Patton takes a look Isaac Padres and his potential impact in the Motor City. Patton also looked at the potential trades of Shane Greene to the San Francisco Giants.

Michigan native and baseball broadcasting legend Dick Enberg passed away yesterday.

SB Nations’ Bless You Boys thinks that the Detroit Tigers should sign Tim Lincecum if the opportunity arises. We couldn’t agree more.

The Detroit Tigers are reportedly going to pay $3.6 million in luxury taxes this year. They’re one of five teams over the threshold for the 2018 season.

Around the League

The increase of curveball, rising launch angles are all trends that are seeing a rise in the baseball world, according to Matt Kelly of MLB.com. Mark Newman, also of MLB.com, has the ten longest tenured active players with one club.

Lance McCullers Jr. recently helped a lost dog reunite with its owner. The New York Yankees are reportedly heavily pursuing a trade to acquire Gerrit Cole from the New York Yankees.

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Finally, Major League Baseball announced that it will build twenty new development centers in China, signaling that its committed to growing baseball in the region.

Of course, you can read all the latest trade rumors and news over at MLB Daily Dish, here’s the link.

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