Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 11/13/13
The rumors surrounding the Tigers starting rotation continue to swirl. According to Jon Paul Morosi Detroit may now be shopping right hander Doug Fister in addition to Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer who just took home the AL Cy Young. Tigers gauging interest in Doug Fister, along with Scherzer and Porcello, sources say. Another option to clear rotation spot for Smyly. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 13, 2013 Fister, like Porcello, has two arbitration years left before free agency. Quietly one of AL’s best from ’11-’13, great in postseason. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 13, 2013 Tigers may have better chance of getting fair value for Fister than Scherzer; teams don’t like surrendering prospects for 1 year of control. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 13, 2013 Doug Fister’s contract runs through the 2015 season in which he’s arbitration eligible in 2014 and 2015. The idea is to somehow get lefty Drew Smyly into the rotation however as it stands the pitcher with the highest...
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