Found July 23, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
The Tigers addressed some of their more glaring needs Monday when they pulled the trigger on a trade for infielder Omar Infante and right-handed starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez from the Miami Marlins. In return the Tigers have sent top pitching prospect Jacob Turner, catching prospect Rob Brantly and another pitching prospect Brian Flynn to Miami. The two teams also swapped picks they obtained in last week’s competitive balance lottery. 1st draft pick deal:A Sanchez, Infante and comp balance pick for Jacob Turner, Rob Brantly, , Brian Flynn and Det. comp pick. Fascinating — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 23, 2012 FOX Sports’ Jon Paul Morosi first reported the deal via Twitter that gets the Tigers an established starting pitcher to plug into a rotation that saw rookie Drew Smyly plugging up the back-end. It also reunites Omar Infante with the Tigers who played with Detroit between 2002 and 2007. #Tigers acquire Infante and A Sanchez from Marlins — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 23, 201...

Tigers acquire Infante, Sanchez from Marlins

It's deja vu all over again. The Tigers made their move for a second baseman and a starting pitcher on Monday, and there's a familiar face coming back to Detroit. Marlins infielder Omar Infante, who played for the Tigers from 2002-07, is returning to Comerica Park, and he's bringing starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez with him. In return, Detroit is giving up their top...

Marlins trade Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante to the Tigers

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 It wasn't a secret that the Tigers were looking for a starting pitcher and a second baseman. The Tigers'...

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...

Exploring the Arsenal – Anibal Sanchez

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2012. This chart is from the catcher’s point of view. Click here for a general guide to pitch types and classifications...

Unheralded Anibal Sanchez May Have Found Perfect, Comfortable Home With Detroit Tigers

Anibal Sanchez might not carry the sterling playoff resume of Cole Hamels or the Cy Young hardware of Zach Greinke, but that dosn’t mean he won’t help the Detroit Tigers strike it rich prior to baseball’s trade deadline for a … Continue reading →

Roundtable: Thoughts on Infante/Sanchez Trade

Ready to talk Tigers? Want to hear the opinion of the TigsTown staff? Welcome to the TigsTown Roundtable! This week's question: What are your thoughts on the Tigers trading three prospects including Jacob Turner for Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez?

Pittsburgh Sweeps

With Sunday’s 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the books, the Miami Marlins have lost five games in a row.   Miami is now at a season worst seven games under .500 after being swept in Pittsburgh.   Overall on the road trip, the Marlins loss five of six and have nearly taken themselves out of playoff contention in the process. Anibal Sanchez made what may turn out to be...

Report: Red Sox Expressing Interest in Josh Johnson, Anibal Sanchez

The Red Sox could use all the pitching help they can get right now, and they've reportedly got their eyes on a pair of right-handers on South Beach. reports that the Red Sox have shown interest in Miami Marlins pitchers Josh Johnson and Anibal Sanchez. The club reportedly showed interest in Cubs right-hander Matt Garza, but according to the report, the club...

What Do You Mean The Yankees Got Ichiro? And Other Fantasy Baseball Questions

Has The Fire Sale In Miami Officially Started? Omar Infante and Anibal Sanchez were traded to Detroit Tigers today in what may be just the first of many moves. The Marlins have been nothing short of a complete dissapointment this year and with the amount of money put in to not only the stadium but the players as well, management is going to be forced to make some tough decisions...

ESPN: Sox after Marlins' starters

Despite the Red Sox' best efforts this weekend to convince management to sell, it appears Ben Cherington is going harder after improving the 2012 club. Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston reports that the Sox have "expressed interest" in Marlins' starters Josh Johnson and Anibal Sanchez. The Marlins are obvious targets for a possible fire sale. They don't appear...

Marlins land prized prospect Jacob Turner in deal with Tigers

In a relatively fast chain of events, the Miami Marlins traded SP Anibal Sanchez, INF Omar Infante and a draft pick to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for SP Jacob Turner, C Rob Brantly, SP Brian Flynn and a draft pick. Rumors have been swirling for multiple days now of a possible trade between the Marlins and Tigers regarding Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante and approximately ten...

Game 2012.97: Indians at Tigers

Detroit Tigers, 52-44, 1st place, up 1 game. Game 1 of the new Tiger lineup starts tonight. Omar Infante rejoins the Tigers, as they look to continue their 5 day win streak and command of their Central division foes (20-14 in the division). Tonight Doug “2nd Half” Fister goes for his 3rd straight strong outing, against Ubaldo “Human Trade Deadline Warning Label” Jimenez...

Giants targeting bullpen help before trade deadline

Among the first sparks of trade deadline fever breaking out today with the Ichiro trade to New York and the Miami Marlins trading away infielder Omar Infante and starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez to the Detroit Tigers, the Giants seem to be searching for some help in the bullpen. Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FOX sports reported yesterday they have a major league source saying the...
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