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TigsTown Analysis: The Washburn Deal

The Tigers traded a pair of young left-handers in exchange for free agent-to-be Jarrod Washburn, who just happens to have the third best ERA in the AL. What did the Tigers get in Washburn, and what did they give up in Luke French and Mauricio Robles? Get the analysis inside!

It's hard to argue with Jarrod Washburn's productivity so far this season: 8-6, 2.64 ERA, 79 K's, 33 BB's, and 1.07 WHIP. But the 34-year old southpaw has a career ERA right around four, a K:BB ratio under two, and his banner season came all the way back in 2002 when he went 18-6 with a 3.15 ERA with Anaheim. So, what's the deal? Well, it's a number of factors, and the implementation of his...

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