Johnny Damon in Detroit Part II?
Could happen, according to a Sunday tweet by FOXSports.com's Jon Paul Morosi:
"Tigers are indeed pursuing Johnny Damon, source says. At this point, he's a stronger possibility than Derrek Lee."
Damon spent last season in Tampa Bay, where he hit .261 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI in 582 at-bats. With the Tigers in 2010, he hit .271 with eight homers and 51 RBIs in 539 at-bats.
Damon is a career .286 hitter who could help fill the hole left by Victor Martinez, who will likely sit out the 2012 season with a torn ACL in his left knee.
Morosi is also reporting that the Tigers are looking at righty Roy Oswalt to fill the No. 5 spot in their rotation.