Tigers acquire OF Cameron Maybin from Braves

The Braves’ fire sale continued Friday,when the team sent outfielder Cameron Maybin back to Detroit for relief pitchersIan Krol and Gabe Speier.The #Tigers announced today that the club has acquired OF Cameron Maybin from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for LHPs Ian Krol & Gabe Speier Detroit Tigers (@tigers) November 20, 2015Maybin, who was sent from Detroit to the Marlins as a part of https://www.oriolesedge.com/baltimore-orioles/mark-trumbo-jersey the Miguel Cabrera trade in 2007, posted a slash line of.267/.327/.370, with10 home runs and 59 RBIsin 141 games last season. He added 23 steals.MORE: Eight AL stars primed for offseason movesCameron Maybin is a good outfielder with plenty of experience in center field, Tigers general manager Al Avila said in a statement. He is coming off of a https://www.oriolesedge.com/baltimore-orioles/cal-ripken-jersey solid offensive season in 2015 and brings speed and athleticism to our club. Brad Ausmus and the coaching staff will determine Cameron’s role during spring training.The Braves traded shortstop Andrelton https://www.oriolesedge.com/baltimore-orioles/j-j-hardy-jersey Simmons to the Angels last week for Erick Aybar and prospects. They also moved outfielders Justin Upton and Jason Heyward last offseason, then tradedstar closer Craig Kimbrel just before Opening Day in the deal that brought Maybin to Atlanta.Maybin, 28, projects to start in center field and bat leadoff for the Tigers next season.

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