Stranded news from Detroit tigers..

According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, infielder Gio Urshela and the Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement on a one-year, .

million contract for the 2024 campaign.

According to Passan, the Tigers felt that 32-year-old infielder Gio Urshela’s ability to hit left-handed pitching was a perfect fit for what they wanted this offseason.

With fresh talent on the roster, the Tigers are hoping to contend for the postseason, and Urshela is joining them.

Although Urshela’s primary position is third base, he can also play other infield positions when necessary.

Before playing for a brief period of time with the Toronto Blue Jays, he began his career in Cleveland.

At the time, he was regarded as a glove-first player.

Urshela, who played for the Angels in 2023, had a decline in his offensive output.

The Yankees, New York Mets, and Miami Marlins were among the teams speculated to be interested in signing Urshela over the winter.

In the end, Passan reports that the team loves his ability to hit left-handed pitching, thus he likely will play platoon bat for the young Tigers.

It will be intriguing to observe if he can return to his 2022 level of performance.

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