Tigers Acquire Huff Via Trade with Orioles

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers say they've acquired infielder-outfielder Aubrey Huff from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade for right-handed pitcher Brett Jacobson.

The Tigers said Monday that Huff batted .253 with 24 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 72 RBIs in 110 games with the Orioles this season.

Huff has 10 seasons in the majors with Tampa Bay, Houston and
Baltimore and has an overall .284 batting average, with 288 doubles, 201 home runs and 739 RBIs.

Jacobson appeared in 35 games with Single A Lakeland this season, posting a 1-3 record, 3.74 earned run average, six saves and 44 strikeouts.

The Tigers say they also have moved right-handed pitcher Joel Zumaya from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.


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