Mike Pelfrey to Sign 2-Year $16 Million Deal with Tigers
The Detroit Tigers are set to sign free agent starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey, as first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
The Pelfrey deal is said to be for two-years, $16 million, as reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 4, 2015
Mike Pelfrey is an innings eating strike thrower, and will give the Tigers rotation depth. Pelfrey had a 4.26 era in 164.2 innings for the Minnesota Twins in 2015.
The Tigers have clearly prioritized rotation upgrades this offseason.