Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 6/11/12
When the trade deadline rolls around mid summer for the Tigers, it’s likely that team president Dave Dombrowski opts for pitching help rather than offensive production. But that doesn’t mean the team won’t add run production in some way or another come the deadline. Buster Olney of ESPN.com tweets that Dombrowski at this point actually expects to get Victor Martinez back in the fold towards the end of the season which would alleviate some of the needs from an offensive standpoint. So instead the team will focus its limited trade assets towards pitching. With that said, Doug Fister should be back next Saturday after having a setback over the weekend, Drew Smyly has been a pleasant surprise in the five-spot, Scherzer and Porcello have been inconsistent much like the rest of the team and Justin Verlander will go out and give you 6+ innings of quality baseball each time he steps on the mound. Many of the names that could be coming the other way in a trade though are some of the same na...
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