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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:02:55 -0700
The Texas Rangers traded RP Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, July 23, according to a source. The Rangers will get RP Corey Knebel, and minor-league P Jake Thompson. The deal is pending physicals.
Fantasy Tip: The bullpen in Detroit has been a dumpster fire this season, and the team would likely be well ahead in the Central Division race if not for its shortcomings. It's uncertain yet whether Soria will step into closer duties in Motown, but fantasy owners of Joe Nathan have to dislike this deal tremendously. Nathan has struggled with plenty of blown saves, and it wouldn't be shocking to see Soria step right into ninth-inning duties.
Tue, 28 May 2013 20:55:54 -0700
Detroit Tigers P Jake Thompson has been promoted to Class A West Michigan to begin his 2013 season after pitching the last couple of months in extended spring training. Thompson is the team's top pick in the 2012 MLB Draft.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:50:57 -0700
The Detroit Tigers signed second-round pick P Jake Thompson to a deal with a $531,800 signing bonus.