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The Tigers set their 40-man roster ahead of Friday's deadline for protecting prospects from the Rule 5 Draft. Casey Crosby and fellow lefty Matt Hoffman join right-hander Tyler Stohr, outfielder Avisail Garcia and infielder Hernan Perez.
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The Detroit Tigers announced earlier today that they were adding 5 new players to the 40 man roster. The move is not a big one but click on the player names below to view their profiles. Get to know your new Tigers!
5 Players added
RHP Matt Hoffman of Toledo
RHP Tyler Stohr of Erie
LHP Casey Crosby of Erie
OF Avisail Garcia of Advanced-A Lakeland
IF Hernan Perez of Low-A West Michigan...
The Tigers have added five minor league players to their 40-Man roster in order to protect them from December's Rule 5 Draft: starting pitcher Casey Crosby, relievers Matt Hoffman and Tyler Stohr, outfielder Avisail Garcia and infielder Hernan Perez. They also dropped once highly touted infielder Cale Iorg from the roster. The roster is now at 39 players. Since the Tigers...
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The Tigers today purchased the contracts of left-handed pitcher Matt Hoffman from Triple-A Toledo, right-hander Tyler Stohr and left-hander Casey Crosby from Double-A Erie, outfielder Avisail Garcia from Class A Lakeland and infielder Hernan Perez from Class A West Michigan.
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers added Matt Hoffman, Tyler Stohr, Casey Crosby, Avisail Garcia and Hernan Perez to the 40 man roster, while they outrighted Cale Iorg to Toledo.