Found July 23, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Detroit Tigers made a huge move tonight after taking over first place in the AL Central this weekend, picking up Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante from the Marlins. The news was first reported by Jon Morosi of FOX Sports.  Detroit has gotten putrid production at second base this year, primarily from Ryan Raburn and Ramon Santiago. Tigers' second basemen have hit a league worst .201/.286/.276, homering just twice all year. Contrast that to Infante, who Miami acquired in the Dan Uggla trade two winters ago, and has a .287/.312/.442 line this year with eight homers and ten stolen bases. Infante is also an above average defender at second base, an upgrade on that end as well over Santiago and Raburn. Infante is under contract next season for $4 million, a relative bargain for the 30 year-old. Sanchez however, might be the real prize of the deal. The 28 year-old will be a free agent after the year, but has had an ERA under 4.00 for the Marlins in each of the last fo...
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