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DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a 3.1 million contract with right-hander Rick Porcello and a 1.1 million deal with left-hander Phil Coke, avoiding arbitration with both pitchers.
The team announced the one-year agreements Monday.
Porcello started 31 games last season for the AL Central champions, going 14-9 with a 4.75 ERA in a career-high 182 innings. The 23-year-old made 1,536,000.
Coke began last year in the starting rotation but moved back to the bullpen around midseason. He finished 3-9 with a 4.47 ERA in 48 appearances. In 34 relief outings after going back to the bullpen, he went 2-2 with a 3.71 ERA.
Coke can earn 50,000 in performance bonuses: 25,000 each for 65 and 70 relief appearances, or 25,000 apiece for 15 and 25 starts. He made 440,000 last year.
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DETROIT -- The Tigers announced Tuesday that DH VictorMartinez tore his left ACL in offseason workouts last week.The injury is expected to require surgery that wouldsideline Martinez for the entire 2012 season. The team has scheduled aconference call for 4 pm this afternoon to discuss the injury.Martinez joined the Tigers as a free agent last season,and helped them to the ALCS by...
How do you replace a guy that hit .330 with 12 home runs, 103 RBI and an on-base percentage of .380, who only struck out 51 times in 540 at-bats and who was both a calming and energizing veteran influence in the clubhouse?
The Detroit Tigers are going to have to figure that out because designated hitter Victor Martinez tore the ACL in his left knee during an offseason workout.
By REED NelsonFOXSportsDetroit.com
The Detroit Tigers announced on Monday that they have agreed to one-year deals with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players.
Outfielder Delmon Young, starting pitcher Max Scherzer and utility infielder Don Kelly all agreed to new contracts marking it the 10th straight year GM Dave Dombrowski has avoided salary arbitration.
Victor Martinez is likely out for the 2012 baseball season with a torn ACL.
Tigers catcher Victor Martinez has torn his left ACL and may miss the entire 2012 season. Martinez has been one of the most reliable fantasy baseball catchers the past few seasons. Aside from a healthy Joe Mauer, one can argue that Martinez is the best fantasy catcher.
With Martinez out, All Star catcher...
The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Rick Porcello and Phil Coke, agreeing to one-year contracts with both pitchers on Monday.
The Detroit Tigers have reached one-year deals with right-hander Rick Porcello and left-hander Phil Coke, avoiding arbitration with both pitchers.
The Tigers began a week of expected arbitration deals by agreeing to terms with two of their arbitration-eligible pitchers. Detroit agreed to terms on one-year contracts with right-hander Rick Porcello and left-hander Phil Coke.
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have reached one-year deals with right-hander Rick Porcello and left-hander Phil Coke, avoiding arbitration with both pitchers.
Catcher/designated hitter Victor Martinez suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during his off-season conditioning last week, according to the Tigers. Surgery is anticipated, which the Tigers say would cost Martinez the 2012 season.
The Tigers are holding a conference call in about a half hour, at which point we should hear about their plans to replace Martinez after the unfortunate...
Just three members of the Tigers' 2006 squad that made the World Series - Brandon Inge, Ramon Santiago and Justin Verlander - remain with the organization after Joel Zumaya signed with the Twins today.