Found July 24, 2012 on Detroit Sports 360:
The Detroit Tigers and Florida Marlins struck a deal Monday that sends Tigers #1 pitching prospect Jacob Turner, catcher Rob Brantly, and pitcher Brian Flynn to the Marlins in exchange for second baseman Omar Infante and pitcher Anibal Sanchez. The two teams also swapped draft picks in the deal. With this deal, the Marlins re-tooled [...]

Detroit Tigers trade Jacob Turner: all in for 2012

The Detroit Tigers have just pulled a trade with the Florida Marlins (pending physicals) that brings Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to Detroit in exchange for top prospects Jacob Turner, catcher Rob Brantly, and another rising pitcher, 6’8” lefty Brian Flynn (AA Erie). The two teams also exchanged compensation picks in next year’s draft. The Tigers will bump up some in that...

TigsTown Transaction Blog: Turner Traded

Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers sacrificed the future by trading Jacob Turner and others to the Marlins for Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez.

Tigers acquire SP Sanchez, 2B Infante for Jacob Turner, others

“We gave up a lot — we know that,” Tigers president and general manager Dombrowski said on a teleconference with reporters Monday night. “It hurts. But we’re trying to win this season, and you have to give up talent to acquire talent.”  The “a lot” was Jacob Turner, the Tigers top catching prospect Rob Brantly and minor league left-hander Brian Flynn.  The talent...

Turner a High Price to Pay for Tigers

There were a lot of moving parts to the deal that sent Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to Detroit this week. The most significant part of that deal, however, may be the inclusion of righty pitching prospect, Jacob Turner. It's that part of the deal that's the biggest gamble for Detroit, even though their acquisitions clearly make them a far better team in 2012.

Report: Anibal Sanchez, Omar Infante Traded to Tigers for Jacob Turner, Prospects

Anibal Sanchez will not be reunited with the Boston Red Sox, it appears. The Tigers are closing in on a deal with the Marlins for the 28-year-old pitcher and Omar Infante, according to, in exchange for a group of prospects, inclucingpitcher Jacob Turner. The teams are expected to make the trade official at 7 p.m. once all the players involved are notified of the deal. Sanchez...

Detroit Tigers land Sanchez and Infante from the Marlins

The first two months looked like a lost season for the Detroit Tigers, but there was plenty of baseball left, and the Tigers are now a game and half in front of the White Sox in the AL Central. They are going for the kill as they traded away highly regarded prospect Jacob Turner along [...]

Report: Jacob Turner Traded in Deal for Omar Infante, Anibal Sanchez

The Detroit Tigers have acquired second baseman Omar Infante and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez from the Florida Marlins in exchange for Jacob Turner Continue reading →

A little perspective on the Tigers-Marlins trade

Dave Dombrowski is at it again. As reported yesterday, Dombrowski traded three prospects, including Jacob Turner and Rob Brantly, in order to fill two holes for the Tigers. In return for the prospects, the Tigers picked up Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante. Sanchez adds needed depth to the starting rotation, and Infante fills the black [...]

Miami Reloads… Again with Decent Haul from Detroit

The Miami Marlins organization was one of the big boys during this past off-season when the front office tossed money at shortstop Jose Reyes and starting pitcher Mark Buehrle. But the ‘new Marlins’ did not even last a full season before management pulled the plug once again and started flipping expensive veterans for cheap, young talent. Monday’s deal saw the Marlins send...
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