Tigers sign 19 to minor-league contracts
The Tigers officially announced Monday they'd signed 19 players — a dozen of them pitchers — to minor league deals for the upcoming season. Many of the individual transactions had been previously reported.
Right-handed pitchers Trevor Bell, Shawn Hill, Shane Dyer, Micah Kellogg, Cesar Carrillo, David Kopp, Victor Larez, Jesse Todd and Carlos Monasterios.
The list also included left-handed pitchers Jose Alvarez, Ramon Garcia and Efrain Nieves.
Catcher Brad Davis and infielders Argenis Diaz, Lance Durham and John Lindsey rounded out the list, along with infielder/outfielders Matt Tuiasosopo (above), Kevin Russo and Marcus Lemon, the son of former Tigers center fielder Chet Lemon.