Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 11/1/12
What if the Detroit Tigers could add some speed, defense, and a pretty decent hitter to the lineup? What if I told you there is one player that is hitting the free-agent market that provides all three things? Outfielder Michael Bourn is that man, and he finds himself on the free-agent market for the first time in his career. The free-agent center fielder has played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Houston Astros, and Atlanta Braves in his seven years in the big leagues. He would look oh-so-good in a Tigers’ uniform. If I were to ask you what was one thing the Tiger lacked I can almost guarantee the first thing most Tigers fans would say is defense. Bourn is no stranger to winning Gold Gloves. He already has two on his resume in his first seven years in the major leagues. This year Bourn had another outstanding year with the glove. Only making two errors and posting a 22.4 UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating). With Austin Jackson, Bourn, and possibly Avisail Garcia roaming the outfield of Comerica Park,
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