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Al Avila, Robbie Grossman release statements after Detroit Tigers complete deal


The Detroit Tigers made things official, officially inking switch-hitting outfielder Robbie Grossman to a two-year, $10 million deal.

With a .350 career on-base average, Grossman will bring desperately needed on-base improvement to A.J. Hinch’s squad. Having began his MLB career with the Houston Astros, this will be Grossman’s second go-around with Hinch.

Following the finalization of the deal, both Grossman and GM Al Avila released statements:

In addition to the Astros, Grossman has also suited up for the Minnesota Twins and, most recently, Oakland Athletics over eight years.

Written by Michael Whitaker

Always at the front lines of Detroit Sports.

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