LAKELAND, FL – The Detroit Tigers have acquired a defensive player Austin Meadows In trade with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
Detroit sent Isaac Paredes and a competitive B-round balancer in the 2022 amateur draw to Tampa Bay versus the Meadows, who finished at 0.234 with 27 homes and 106 RBI last season.
Detroit has improved a lot after going 77-85 last year in its fifth straight season of losing. The promoter joins a lineup that includes Javier Baezwho signed a huge deal with Tigers in free agency, and Spencer Turkelsonone of the best faltering opportunities for large companies.
Meadows, who turns 27 on May 3, is a hitter of 0.260 with 70 players and 225 RBI in 375 games over four seasons. He stormed into the big leagues in 2018 with Pittsburgh and was traded to Tampa Bay in Chris Archer Dealing in July.
Meadows made the AL-Star team in 2019, when he finished with a batting average of 291, 33 players, and 89 RBI.
Detroit selected Meadows’ younger brother Parker in the second round of the 2018 draft. He played for Class A Lakeland and Class A West Michigan last year.
Paredes, 23, can play second, third and short. He hit 0.208 with Homer and five from the RBI in 23 games with Detroit last season.
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