Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 6/2/13
The Quintin Berry era in Detroit may be coming to an end. Sunday the Tigers announced that the team would designate the outfielder for assignment after re-acquiring OF/3B prospect Francisco Martinez from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Martinez was originally a prospect of the Tigers organization but was included in a six player deal to the Mariners in exchange for Doug Fister. During parts of the previous three seasons at the Double-A level the 22-year old Martinez had a slash line of .255/.309/.355. Martinez also represented the Tigers in the 2011 Future’s Game along with former prospect Jacob Turner. He (Martinez) will report to Single-A Lakeland upon his return to the Tigers. Berry is down to .168 (28-for-167) at Triple-A Toledo. — Jason Beck (@beckjason) June 2, 2013 Meanwhile Berry who became a Tigers fan favorite last season had a slash line of .168/.278/.234. this year in Triple-A Toledo. This comes after his 330 at ba...
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