Tigers Trade Rumors: Detroit Targeting Starting Pitching

June 21, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jacob Turner (50) walks to dugout after first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

The Detroit Tigers are expected to be among the most active teams in pursuit of starting pitching this summer, reports Buster Olney of ESPN:

Olney's tweet references the game pitched last night by top pitching prospect Jacob Turner, in which he only lasted two innings and surrendered seven runs on six hits and two walks.

Detroit has been tied to pitching for most of the summer, but it has also reportedly been looking into upgrades at second base and the outfield.

The two available starters that have been tied to the Tigers the most this summer seem to be Chicago Cubs right-handers Matt Garza and Ryan Dempster. A report Tuesday indicated that the Tigers do not appear willing to trade top third-base prospect Nick Castellanos, at least at this time, but Turner seems available.

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