Tigers Trade Deadline: Al Avila Says Offers For Other Relievers, “Did Not Move The Needle For Us”

Robbie Grossman….traded to Atlanta for a minor league pitcher.

Michael Fulmer….traded to Minnesota for a minor league pitcher.

That’s it.

That’s all the moves that Al Avila decided to make before this year’s Trade Deadline hit.

According to reports, multiple offers were made by many teams for numerous Tigers relievers including Andrew Chafin, Gregory Soto, and Joe Jimenez, but according to Avila:

Avila also explained the two moves that he did actually make before the deadline:

Speaking of needle-moving, we think everyone can agree that the needle has not budged at all during Al Avila’s tenure as general manager of the Detroit Tigers.