Tigers Strike First; Net Jordan Zimmermann

With the first major shot fired in the free agent market, the Tigers netted right handed starter Jordan Zimmermann, formerly of the Washington Nationals.  ESPN’s Keith Law had Zimmermann rated as the 17th best free agent available with Jim Bowden having Jordan as high as 6th.  In Bowden’s article on ESPN, pricing out the top…

Welcome Back Cameron Maybin

Late Friday, Al Avila was at it again…completing a trade with the Atlanta Braves for left fielder and previous Tiger Cameron Maybin.  In return, Detroit sent lefty reliever Ian Krol and minor league lefty reliever Gabe Spier. Most everyone will remember Maybin as a highly thought of prospect in the Tigers organization who once was…