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Grand Rapids Press Dec 12, 2014
Detroit Tigers trade means Steven Moya likely to start season in Toledo; Andy Dirks, Don Kelly less likely to return

Detroit Tigers trade means Steven Moya likely to start season in Toledo; Andy Dirks, Don Kelly less likely to return

Dave Dombrowski said the acquisition of Cespedes definitely means the Tigers will not have to rush Moya to the majors. SAN DIEGO -- The trade for Yoenis Cespedes will make it very difficult for prospect Steven Moya to make the opening day roster. It also very likely ends the chances that either Andy Dirks or Don Kelly will return to the Detroit Tigers. With Cespedes on board, the Tigers appear to have four locks for five outfield spots for their opening day roster. J.D. Martinez, Rajai Davis and Anthony Gose are the other three who are sure to be on the...
Grand Rapids Press Dec 9, 2014
Hernan Perez gets work in outfield, could replace Don Kelly as utility player for Detroit Tigers

Hernan Perez gets work in outfield, could replace Don Kelly as utility player for Detroit Tigers

Is Perez a viable option in the outfield? Can he provide that same versatility? If he can, expect to see him on the opening day roster for the Tigers. And expect to see Kelly playing somewhere else. SAN DIEGO -- Don Kelly is a free agent. Hernan Perez is out of options. At first glance, it might seem that those two statements are entirely unrelated. But they are not. Could Perez replace Kelly as a utility player for the Detroit Tigers in 2015? He absolutely could. Perez will resume getting work in the outfield in winter league play after a knee injury sidelined...

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