Posted December 06, 2012 on tigers.scout.com
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers shipped out left-hander Andrew Oliver in exchange for catching prospect Ramon Cabrera from the Pirates.
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