The Detroit Tigers 40-man roster organizational tree

Last updated: 1/17/12

Organizational trees can be a nice way of quickly seeing how a team was built. What players were signed as free agents? Who was drafted, and in what round? Who was traded, and who was traded for them? Each limb contains a player's history with the organization and any related players.

By the way, credit goes to Bill Ferris at the Detroit Tigers Weblog for the first draft of the tree. We're just keeping it up to date here at BYB.

Tigers 40-man roster

  • P Al Alburquerque (FA, 2011)
  • P Collin Balester (Trade, Washington, 2012)
    • P Ryan Perry (Draft, 2008, Rd 1)
  • C Alex Avila (Draft, 2008, Rd. 5)
  • P Duane Below (Draft 2006, Rd. 19)
  • P Joaquin Benoit (FA, 2011)
  • OF Brennan Boesch (Draft, 2006, Rd. 3)
  • IF Miguel Cabrera (Trade, Marlins, 2008)
    • OF Cameron Maybin (2005 Rd 1)
    • P Andrew Miller (2006 Rd 1)
    • P Burke Badenhop (2005 Rd 19)
    • P Dallas Trahern (2004 Rd 34)
    • P Eulogio De La Cruz (Am FA 2001)
    • C Mike Rabelo (2001 Rd 4)
  • P Phil Coke (3-team Trade, Yankees, 2010)
    • OF Curtis Granderson (Draft, 2002, Rd 3)
    • P Edwin Jackson (Trade, Rays, 2009)
      • OF Matt Joyce (Draft, 2005, Rd 12)
  • OF Andy Dirks (Draft, 2008, Rd. 8)
  • P Octavio Dotel (FA, 2012)
  • P Doug Fister (Trade w/ David Pauley, Seattle, 2011)
    • P Charlie Furbush (Draft, 2007, Rd. 5)
    • IF Francisco Martinez (Am. FA, 2009)
    • OF Casper Wells (Draft, 2005 Rd 14)
    • P Chase Ruffin (Draft, 2010, Rd. 1)
  • IF Prince Fielder (FA, 2012)
  • OF Avisail Garcia (Am. FA, 2009)
  • IF Brandon Inge (Draft, 1998, Rd 2)
  • P Matt Hoffman (Draft, 2007, Rd. 26)
  • OF Austin Jackson (3-team Trade, Yankees, 2010)
    • OF Curtis Granderson (Draft, 2002, Rd. 3)
    • P Edwin Jackson (Trade, Rays, 2009)
      • OF Matt Joyce (Draft 2005, Rd. 12)
  • IF/OF Don Kelly (FA, 2009, originally drafted by Tigers 2001, Rd 8)
  • C Gerald Laird (FA, 2012)
  • P Luis Marte (Am. FA, 2005)
  • C/DH Victor Martinez (FA, 2010)
  • P Andy Oliver (Draft, 2009, 2nd round)
  • P Jose Ortega (Am. FA, 2005)
  • IF Jhonny Peralta (Trade, Indians, 2010)
    • P Giovanni Soto (Draft, 2009, Rd. 21)
  • P David Pauley (Trade w/ Doug Fister, Mariners, 2011)
    • P Charlie Furbush (Draft, 2007, Rd. 5)
    • IF Francisco Martinez (Am. FA, 2009)
    • OF Casper Wells (Draft, 2005 Rd 14)
    • P Chase Ruffin (Draft, 2010, Rd. 1)
  • IF Hernan Perez (Am. FA, 2007)
  • P Rick Porcello (Draft, 2007, Rd 1)
  • IF/OF Ryan Raburn (Draft, 2001, Rd 5)
  • IF Ramon Santiago (FA, 2006, originally Am. FA, 1998)
  • P Max Scherzer (3-team Trade, Diamondbacks, 2010)
    • OF Curtis Granderson (Draft, 2002, Rd. 3)
    • P Edwin Jackson (Trade, Rays, 2009)
      • OF Matt Joyce (Draft 2005, Rd. 12)
  • P Daniel Schlereth (3-team Trade, Diamondbacks, 2010)
    • OF Curtis Granderson (Draft, 2002, Rd. 3)
    • P Edwin Jackson (Trade, Rays, 2009)
      • OF Matt Joyce (Draft 2005, Rd. 12)
  • P Tyler Stohr (Draft, 2008, Rd. 6)
  • OF Clete Thomas (Draft, 2005, Rd. 6)
  • P Jacob Turner (Draft, 2009 Rd. 1)
  • P Jose Valverde (FA, 2010)
  • P Justin Verlander (Draft, 2004 Rd 1)
  • P Brayan Villarreal (Am. FA, 2006)
  • P Adam Wilk (Draft, 2009, Rd. 11)
  • IF Danny Worth (Draft, 2007, Rd. 2)
  • OF Delmon Young (Trade, Twins, 2011)
    • P Cole Nelson (Draft, 2010, Rd. 10)
    • P Lester Oliveros (Am. FA, 2008)
  • Notes:

    22 pitchers, 17 position players

    These dates and types of acquisition are listed for how and when each player first came to the team. For example, Magglio Ordonez was first signed in 2005. Jhonny Peralta arrived via trade in 2010 before re-signing as a free agent. For players who either signed as a free agent or were acquired by trade, I listed the year as the first season they played for the Tigers.

    Amateur free agents are internationally signed free agents, as the First-Year Player Draft only applies to players from Canada and the USA or its possessions (for example, Puerto Rico).

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