When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.
Jason A. Churchill scours the Detroit Tigers organization for potential matches in a possible trade for Seattle Mariners infielder Nick Franklin.
Drew Smyly, a strong setup man in the Tigers’ bullpen, moves back into the starting rotation.
The Seattle Mariners have a lot of work to do this winter, and trades are likely to be the most popular path. Don’t be surprised if they hook up with the Detroit Tigers again.
Both The Mariners and Diamondbacks have reportedly been talking with the Detroit Tigers about pitcher Rick Porcello’s availability.