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Farnsworth Trade Analysis

Novoa could challenge for a spot in the Cubs 'pen

At this point, Tiger fans have heard plenty about the upside and inconsistencies of the team's new bullpen arm. But what about the guys the team just gave up? How does this trio of prospects project, and could this trade backfire down the road?

Only one of the group has made a big league appearance – he's also the only one to have appeared on the Tigers 40 man roster. Roberto Novoa struggled in his first call-up to Detroit, but seemed to calm down and pitch with more confidence in his late September call-up. Novoa is a very capable reliever with a 2-pitch repertoire – a low to mid 90's fastball and an excellent slurve. Novoa has...

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