Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/21/12

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 21: Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers bats against the San Francisco Giants during a Major League Baseball game on June 21, 2009 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
DETROIT What now for the Tigers? Signing right fielder Torii Hunter was a great start, but my guess is that there will be at least two more significant deals or signings. Deciding what to offer pitcher Anibal Sanchez -- whose interest will heighten after top pitcher free-agent Zack Greinke signs -- and making at least one significant starting lineup move appear to be in the offing. Much of the talk has been about pursuing an everyday left fielder. But neither trading for Justin Upton -- who looks to be staying with the Diamondbacks -- nor signing free agents such as Cody Ross or Ryan Ludwick make much sense. What makes perfect sense is putting together a deal to acquire Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus. He would plug the clubs most glaring weakness -- a porous infield -- and also happens to be available. The Tigers are interested in free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew, but he wouldn't make the impact that Andrus would. What's clear is that the Tigers are looking to upgrade at sho...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
1 Comment:
  • Nice article, I have a few small objections..........Wasn't Mr Coke knocking 'em dead before they changed him to a starter? Do you trust Sanchez to be the September-Oct Sanchez all the time with his history? It bothers me. With a strong person at SS, Porcello wouldn't have to go being a ground ball pitcher. He was killed by the infield this year. Put people with range at SS and 2nd and they win. They can war the world away with numbers but if they now get Elvis they have to be the favorite and pitching is always at a premium. Young pitchers aching to make their mark and how many do we have backed up in the minors???? Here's one for ya......get Andrus and what can they get for Peralta. Now that is an article. You write nice stuff
    My name is Mudd
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Rajon Rondo wants 'all of' Kings' $10M cap space

Reports: Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson returning to Cavs

Dwyane Wade, Heat reportedly progressing in contract talks

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

Brandon Spikes sentenced to one year probation in crash

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Leafs trade Kessel to Penguins in multi-player deal

David Ortiz vehemently denies that his bat speed is declining

Report: Spurs sign Danny Green to deal, trade Tiago Splitter

Matt Duffy is baseball’s biggest surprise

Jim Harbaugh joins Colin Cowherd for awkward interview

Report: Butler leaning toward long-term deal with Bulls

The best and worst MLB players in the month of June

Report: Lakers didn’t make strong impression on Aldridge

Danny Green takes the Andre Iguodala path

DeSean Jackson rips Eagles in new reality TV show

Deciding what the All-Star Game really means

Being a Dallas Cowboys fan could cost Chris Christie votes

Winning and losing the strike zone game: Midseason update

Baltimore Orioles keep finding a way to win

Aldridge recruited to Lakers by Adam Levine, Snoop Dogg

Report: Pelicans sign Davis to five-year, $145M extension

Rex Ryan more excited about Taylor than Cassel?

Jose Aldo out of UFC 189, replaced by Chad Mendes

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Obama Administration: Change name if Redskins move to D.C.

Deciding what the All-Star Game means

Odell Beckham Jr. offered professional baseball contract

Orioles keep finding a way to win

Lloyd sends USWNT to World Cup final

Selecting the 2015 AL All-Stars

NBA Draft grades: Eastern Conference

Under the radar NBA free agents

Michael Sam, boyfriend broke up?

Mickelson linked to money laundering?

Reminiscing on 'Love & Basketball' 15 years later

Selecting the 2015 NL All-Stars

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.