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Bless You Boys Nov 19, 2021
40-man moves: Niko Goodrum elects free agency

40-man moves: Niko Goodrum elects free agency

Photo by David Berding/ Nivaldo Rodriguez and Jacob Robson have cleared waivers and been outrighted to Toledo. So long, Niko Goodrum. November 19 marks the deadline for major league clubs to set their 40-man roster. While signings can be made after this time, this is done, effectively, to protect certain players from becoming eligible for the Rule 5 Draft. So players that the club is unlikely to keep on their major league roster in the coming season are often given the opportunity to elect free agency, or will allow themselves to be outrighted off the 40-man roster and...
Detroit Free Press Nov 19, 2021

Detroit Tigers protect two prospects from Rule 5 draft; Niko Goodrum becomes free agent

The Detroit Tigers added two players to their 40-man roster before Friday's deadline to protect them from being selected in the Rule 5 draft.      
Bless You Boys Nov 9, 2021
The Tigers should sign minor league outfielder Nick Plummer

The Tigers should sign minor league outfielder Nick Plummer

Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via This MiLB free agent is one of the best in recent memory. Minor League free agents might not grab headlines or be as exciting as the big contracts, and for good reason. For the most part they are journeymen or underperformers. Sometimes one of these players can work out. The Detroit Tigers know this in the form of Niko Goodrum. Every so often one of these players that reaches Minor League free agency can be a hot commodity. Enter former St. Louis Cardinal’s outfield prospect, Nick Plummer. Plummer was...

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