Coming into the month of July, this season was shaping up to be another rough one for Tigers’ former standout pitcher Anibal Sanchez. He had a 6.05 ERA, and the advanced metrics weren’t looking fondly on his prospects for a rebound, either; he had a 5.77 FIP and a 5.23 xFIP. 977 more words
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UPDATE: Approximately seven minutes after we published this post, the Tigers took our advice and traded Aviles to the Atlanta Braves.
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The Tigers have acquired infielder Erick Aybar for infielder Mike Aviles and catcher Kate Scivicque, according to the team.
There was really no other way to say it: Max Scherzer was getting his darthole blown out.
The still-newly acquired Tiger has getting shelled start after start at the beginning of the 2010 season, sporting a 1-4 record and a 7.29 ERA (highlighted by a start at Minnesota where he allowed 10 earned runs and walked 4 batters — with a single strikeout — in only 4.1 innings). 549 more words
DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez is heading back to the bullpen for the Detroit Tigers.
Manager Brad Ausmus says the Tigers will use Sanchez in relief after he returned to the rotation for one start. 104 more words