On Sunday, the Tigers finally acquired the right-handed bat off the bench they had been looking for. Jeff Baker is his name and hitting lefties is his game. He will be wearing the #18 on his Olde English D uniform when he suits up on Monday for the series opener against the New York Yankees. Baker, the former Colorado Rockie and most recently Chicago Cub, was traded to Detroit on Sunday for two players to be named later. The Tigers will have until October 31st to decide which two players to send to the Cubs. Since the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline had passed, the Cubs had to place Baker on waivers to move him. The Tigers made a claim for him and then subsequently acquired him. Baker is a 31-year-old utility man who has started at the first, second, third base positions, as well as...

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