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Jeremy Bonderman may not have thrown his last pitch in the majors. The now 30-year-old right hander has not pitched since 2010 after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Bonderman is intent on pursuing a comeback. An eight year veteran, Bonderman has only pitched for the Detroit Tigers during his major league career.
The deal for Bonderman is likely non-guaranteed and may require him to work his way onto the team from the minor league level.
During his career Bonderman is 67-77 with a 4.89 ERA.
While the Tigers may lose Anibal Sanchez do not expect Bonderman to be a contender for his rotation spot. Sanchez is seeking a six or seven year deal in the price range of $90-100 million. It is believed that the Red Sox, Blue Jays and Dodgers all share interest in Sanchez.
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This past July, I wrote about the Detroit Tigers and the potential that they might trade for Justin Upton prior to the deadline. Click here to read that story again. Instead, the Tigers grabbed Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to fill out their pre-August wish list. But back to Upton, other than the month on the calendar, little has changed.
Perhaps most notable from that piece back...
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Emboldened by the right-handers strong postseason with the Detroit Tigers, the agent for free-agent starter Anibal Sanchez is currently asking teams for a contract in the range of six years and 90 million, multiple major-league sources told FOXSports.com.
The request works out to an average annual value of 15 million very close to what C.J. Wilson received...
Emboldened by the right-hander's strong postseason with the Detroit Tigers, the agent for free-agent starter Anibal Sanchez is currently asking teams for a contract in the range of six years and $90 million, multiple major-league sources told FOXSports.com.
The request works out to an average annual value of $15 million - very close to what C.J. Wilson received as the top pitcher...