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2016 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Angel Nesbitt played for the 2016 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record86-75 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank11th
BallparkComerica Park
ManagerBrad AusmusGeneral ManagerAlberto Avila
CoachesMickey Billmeyer (Bullpen Coach), Dave Clark (Third Base Coach), Rich Dubee (Pitching Coach), Wally Joyner (Hitting Coach), Gene Lamont (Bench Coach), Matt Martin (Defensive Coach), David Newhan (Assistant Hitting Coach), Omar Vizquel (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMatt Manning (#9)
Payroll$199,525,500 (Rank: 4th)
Attendance2,493,859 (Rank: 13th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 68-76 ... Erie SeaWolves (AA) 62-79 ... Lakeland Flying Tigers (A+) 60-72 ... West Michigan Whitecaps (A) 71-65 ... Connecticut Tigers (A-) 41-35 ... Dominican Tigers (Rk) 33-36 ... Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) 21-37 ... Gulf Coast Tigers West (Rk) 30-28 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 2016 Statistics -- 2016 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2016 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2016 baseball season.

2016 Detroit Tigers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Mike AvilesSS5-9 195 R-R 1981-03-13 35New York,New York MLB2000-20172008-2017Middletown (Middletown,NY)Concordia Col
2003- 7- 192-KCA
Free Agent  
15Erick AybarSS5-11 160 B-R 1984-01-14 32Bani,Dom Rep MLB2002-20172006-2017  
2002-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
48Matt BoydP6-3 215 L-L 1991-02-02 25Mercer Island,Washington MLB2010-20192015-2019Eastside Catholic (Bellevue,WA)Oregon St
2013- 6- 175-TOR
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
24Miguel Cabrera1B6-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 33Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20192003-2019  
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
9Nick Castellanos3B6-4 195 R-R 1992-03-04 24Davie,Florida MLB2010-20192013-2019Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)
2010- 1-  44-DET
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
18Tyler CollinsCF5-11 200 L-L 1990-06-06 26Lubbock,Texas MLB2010-20182014-2017Northwest (Justin,TX)Baylor U., Howard Col
2011- 6- 197-DET
Free Agent  
45Buck FarmerP6-3 227 L-R 1991-02-20 25Conyers,Georgia MLB2010-20192014-2019Rockdale County (Conyers,GA)Georgia Tech
2013- 5- 156-DET
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
32Michael FulmerP6-3 200 R-R 1993-03-15 23Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB2011-20182016-2018Deer Creek (Edmond,OK)
2011- 1-  44-NYN
DL-60Detroit Tigers (MLB)
12Anthony GoseCF6-1 190 L-L 1990-08-10 25Bellflower,California MLB2008-20192012-2016Bellflower (Bellflower,CA)
2008- 2-  51-PHI
MinorsCleveland Indians (A+)
61Shane GreeneP6-4 210 R-R 1988-11-17 27Orlando,Florida MLB2008-20192014-2019East Ridge (Clermont,FL)Daytona St, West Florida
2009-15- 465-NYA
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
65Blaine HardyP6-2 195 L-L 1987-03-14 29Shoreline,Washington MLB2006-20192014-2019Edmonds-Woodway (Edmonds,WA)Portland, Lewis-Clark St
2008-22- 655-KCA
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
55John HicksC6-1 182 R-R 1989-08-31 26Sandy Hook,Virginia MLB2009-20192015-2019Goochland (Goochland,VA)Virginia
2011- 4- 123-SEA
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
1Jose IglesiasSS5-11 175 R-R 1990-01-05 26Havana,Cuba MLB2010-20192011-2019  
2009-   UDFA-BOS
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)
40JaCoby Jones3B6-3 190 R-R 1992-05-10 24Richton,Mississippi MLB2011-20192016-2019Richton (Richton,MS)Louisiana St
2013- 3-  87-PIT
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
67Logan KensingP6-1 185 R-R 1982-07-03 33San Antonio,Texas MLB2002-20182004-2016Boerne (Boerne,TX)Texas A&M U.
2003- 2-  53-FLO
Free Agent  
3Ian Kinsler2B6-0 175 R-R 1982-06-22 34Tucson,Arizona MLB2001-20192006-2019Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)Missouri, Arizona St, Central Arizona Col
2003-17- 496-TEX
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
21Mark LoweP6-4 180 R-R 1983-06-07 33Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2016Fort Bend Christian Academy (Sugar Land,TX)Texas-Arlington
2004- 5- 153-SEA
Free Agent  
49Dixon MachadoSS6-0 140 R-R 1992-02-22 24San Cristobal-Tachira,Venezuela MLB2010-20192015-2018  
2008-   UDFA-DET
MinorsChicago Cubs (AAA)
46Joe MantiplyP6-5 200 R-L 1991-03-01 25Danville,Virginia MLB2010-20192016-2016Tunstall (Dry Fork,VA)Virginia Tech
2013-27- 816-DET
MinorsCincinnati Reds (AA)
28JD MartinezRF6-3 175 R-R 1987-08-21 28Pembroke Pines,Florida MLB2009-20192011-2019Charles Flanagan (Pembroke Pines,FL)
2009-20- 611-HOU
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
41Victor MartinezD6-2 170 B-R 1978-12-23 37Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1999-20182002-2018  
1996-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent  
4Cameron MaybinCF6-3 200 R-R 1987-04-04 29Asheville,North Carolina MLB2006-20192007-2019Roberson (Asheville,NC)
2005- 1-  10-DET
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
34James McCannC6-2 185 B-R 1990-06-13 26Santa Barbara,California MLB2009-20192014-2019Dos Pueblos (Goleta,CA)Arkansas
2011- 2-  76-DET
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
31Casey McGehee3B6-1 190 R-R 1982-10-12 33Santa Cruz,California MLB2001-20172008-2016Soquel (Soquel,CA)Fresno St
2003-10- 283-CHN
International  
50Dustin MollekenP6-4 210 L-R 1984-08-21 31Regina,Saskatchewan MLB2003-20182016-2016Cochrane (Regina,SK)Lethbridge CC
2003-15- 435-PIT
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AAA)
33Steven MoyaRF6-6 220 L-R 1991-09-08 24La Romana,Dom Rep MLB2010-20172014-2016  
2008-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
44Daniel NorrisP6-2 180 L-L 1993-04-25 23Johnson City,Tennessee MLB2012-20192014-2019Science Hill (Johnson City,TN)
2011- 2-  74-TOR
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
36Bobby ParnellP6-3 180 R-R 1984-09-08 31Salisbury,North Carolina MLB2003-20172008-2016East Rowan (Salisbury,NC)Charleston So.U.
2005- 9- 269-NYN
Free Agent  
37Mike PelfreyP6-7 190 R-R 1984-01-14 32Wichita,Kansas MLB2003-20172006-2017Wichita Heights (Wichita,KS)Wichita St
2005- 1-   9-NYN
Free Agent  
14Alex PresleyLF5-9 180 L-L 1985-07-25 30Monroe,Louisiana MLB2004-20182010-2017Neville (Monroe,LA)Mississippi
2006- 8- 230-PIT
Free Agent  
57Francisco RodriguezP6-0 175 R-R 1982-01-07 34Caracas,Venezuela MLB1999-20182002-2017  
1998-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
17Andrew Romine3B6-1 180 B-R 1985-12-24 30Winter Haven,Florida MLB2005-20192010-2018Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo,CA)Arizona St
2007- 5- 178-ANA
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
43Bruce RondonP6-2 190 R-R 1990-12-09 25Valencia,Venezuela MLB2009-20182013-2018  
2007-   UDFA-DET
MinorsChicago White Sox (AAA)
56Kyle RyanP6-5 180 L-L 1991-09-25 24Auburndale,Florida MLB2010-20192014-2019Auburndale (Auburndale,FL)
2010-12- 373-DET
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
39Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC6-4 235 B-R 1985-05-02 31West Palm Beach,Florida MLB2003-20182007-2018Royal Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
2003- 1-  36-ATL
Retired  
19Anibal SanchezP6-0 180 R-R 1984-02-27 32Maracay,Venezuela MLB2004-20192006-2019  
2001-   UDFA-BOS
DL-10Washington Nationals (MLB)
53Warwick SaupoldP6-1 195 R-R 1990-01-16 26Redcliffe,Australia MLB2012-20182016-2018  
2012-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
8Justin UptonLF6-2 205 R-R 1987-08-25 28Chesapeake,Virginia MLB2006-20182007-2018Great Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)
2005- 1-   1-ARI
DL-10Los Angeles Angels (MLB)
54Drew VerhagenP6-6 222 R-R 1990-10-22 25Dallas,Texas MLB2010-20192014-2019Rockwall-Heath (Rockwall,TX)Oklahoma, Navarro Col, Vanderbilt U.
2012- 4- 154-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AAA)
35Justin VerlanderP6-5 200 R-R 1983-02-20 33Manakin-Sabot,Virginia MLB2002-20192005-2019Goochland (Goochland,VA)Old Dominion U.
2004- 1-   2-DET
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
30Alex WilsonP6-1 215 R-R 1986-11-03 29Dhahran,Saudi Arabia MLB2006-20192013-2019Hurricane (Hurricane,WV)Winthrop U., Texas A&M U.
2009- 2-  77-BOS
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AAA)
46Bobby WilsonC6-0 205 R-R 1983-04-08 33Dunedin,Florida MLB2003-20192008-2018Seminole (Seminole,FL)St. Petersburg Col
2002-48-1417-ANA
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AAA)
38Justin WilsonP6-2 210 L-L 1987-08-18 28Orange,California MLB2006-20192012-2019Buchanan (Clovis,CA)Fresno St
2008- 5- 144-PIT
DL-10New York Mets (MLB)
27Jordan ZimmermannP6-2 200 R-R 1986-05-23 30Auburndale,Wisconsin MLB2005-20192009-2019Auburndale (Auburndale,WI)Wisconsin-Stevens Point
2007- 2-  67-WAS
DL-10Detroit Tigers (MLB)
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