Breaking news, will update obviously.
Reports hitting Twitter minutes ago say the Tigers have acquired starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez and second baseman Omar Infante for Jacob Turner and ... Who knows. There must be more but it hasn't come out yet.
Will update and react as fast as I can.
5:57 p.m.: MLB Network's Peter Gammons reporting that the Tigers are paying a steep price. In addition to Turner, they are giving up a draft pick -- the pick they won in last week's competitive balance lottery can be moved legally -- as well as catcher Rob Brantly and Brian Flynn. The Tigers will receive the Marlins' competitive balance draft pick in addition to Infante and Sanchez.
According to Cot's Contracts, Sanchez is eligible to declare free agency at the end of this season. He is owed the remaining portion of his $8 million salary . Omar Infante will be under contract for $4 million in 2013.
A 28-year-old RH, Sanchez has an ERA of 3.94, FIP of 3.40 and xFIP of 3.54. His strikeouts per nine innings sits at a comfortable 8.18, while the walks rate is 2.45.
Infante has a .287 average, .312 on-base percentage and .442 slugging average. According to Defensive Runs Saved, he is +12 since 2010, placing him seventh among MLB second basemen during that period.
6:50: The Tigers announced a conference call set for 7.
8:30: Stories you''ll want to read if you're just landing on this page:
Teleconference live blogged.(Check the comments)
Tigers paid a high price in Jacob Turner, Rob Brantly and Brian Flynn