Originally written on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Detroit Tigers have acquired second baseman Omar Infante and right handed pitcher Anibal Sanchez from the Miami Marlins according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports. The Marlins received pitching prospect Jacob Turner from the Tigers according to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com. It wasn't a secret that the Tigers were looking for a starting pitcher and a second baseman. The Tigers' second basemen ranked last in the Majors in wOBA with .243 and wRC+ with 46. Infante on the other hand is hitting .287/.312/.442 with 8 HR's, 33 RBI's and a 100 OPS+ in 347 plate appearances with the Marlins this season. Sanchez, the other Marlin involved is 5-7 with a 3.94 ERA, 0.9 HR/9, 2.5 BB/9 and 8.2 SO/9 in 121.0 innings with the Marlins this season. Turner, the player acquired by the Marlins pitched 12.1 innings this season and went 1-1 with a 8.03 ERA, 2.9 HR/9, 5.1 BB/9 and 5.1 SO/9 with the Tigers. Image by jameskm03 under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
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