Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/15/14

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 upgrad...
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  • 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
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