5 former Tigers players still without a job heading toward Spring Training

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Robbie Grossman

Robbie Grossman came over from Oakland to Detroit in 2021 on a two-year contract, quickly took up an everyday outfielder role for the Tigers, and put some good numbers during his first year with the team. He put up some career-bests that year, with 23 doubles, 23 home runs, and 67 RBI over 156 games. After struggling more in the first half of 2022, he was traded to the Braves at the deadline and became a free agent at the end of the season before signing a one-year deal with the Rangers for 2023.

He was productive again in Texas, though his bat went quiet during the starts he got in the postseason and the team came to rely more on their No. 1 prospect Evan Carter in the outfield, leaving the veteran with only one at-bat in the World Series. Grossman got his World Series ring with the Rangers, so he has that accolade under his belt, but there hasn't been much talk about where he'll go next in free agency. He has 11 years of major league service and is clearly still capable in a bench/platoon role, and with the slim pickings in the position player market this offseason, a one-year contract with another team is still a possibility.