Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 12/14/12
With the Tigers bringing back Anibal Sanchez on a five-year, $80 million dollar contract to shore up the fourth spot in the rotation, all signs seem to point to 23-year-old Rick Porcello getting dealt. Speculation to a Porcello trade was pretty prevalent even prior to the Sanchez signing. George Ofman of Newsradio 780 out of Chicago suggested that the Cubs were interested in bringing Porcello aboard which he maintains even now after Chicago lost out on Sanchez. Will the Cubs go after Porcello now? Problem is Tigers want a shortstop and Barney hasn’t played there in a while. Also like Boesch. — George Ofman (@georgeofman) December 14, 2012 Danny Knobler of CBS Sports also believes that a Porcello deal could be on the horizon with several NL teams interested as well as the Texas Rangers. Will be interesting to see where the Tigers trade Porcello. Lots of interest from NL teams, but also heard Rangers as a possiblity. — DKnobler (@DKnobler) December 14, 2012 But why trade a 23-year-o...
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