The Tigers optioned RHP Virgil Vasquez and OF Brent Clevlen to Triple-A Toledo. Also, they reassigned RHP Freddy Dolsi, RHP Chris Lambert, RHP Preston Larrison, C Max Pierre, C Nick Trzesniak, IF Michael Hollimon and IF Scott Sizemore to minor league camp Tuesday.
The Tigers signed RHP Preston Larrison, RHP Aquilino Lopez, RHP Matt Mantei, C Max St. Pierre and C Nick Trzesniak to minor league contracts with invitaitons to spring training. Also, they invited RHP Freddy Dolsi, RHP Jeff Gerbe, RHP Chris Lambert, C Joseph Bowen, C Dusty Ryan, C James Skelton, SS Mike Hollimon, 1B Jeff Larish, 2B Scott Sizemore, SS Daniel Worth, OF Matthew Joyce and OF Wilkin Ramirez to spring training.
The Tigers agreed to terms on minor league contracts for the 2008 season with RHP Gabe Benitez, RHP Preston Larrison, RHP Aquilino Lopez, C Nick Trzesniak and SS Erick Almonte.
The Marlins sent down SS Robert Andino and reassigned C Nick Trzesniak to minor-league camp.
The Marlins agreed to terms and offered spring training invitations to 3B Joe Dillon, 1B/OF John Gall, SS Zach Sorensen, 3B Jason Wood, 3B/1B Scott Seabol, OF Alex Sanchez, C Chris Ashby, C Paul Hoover, OF Nick Trzesniak, RHP Roy Corcoran, RHP Nate Field, RHP Lee Gardner, RHP Mike Koplove, RHP Wes Obermueller, RHP Eddy Rodriguez, RHP Jimmy Serrano and LHP Chris George. Also, they extended spring training invitations to organizational players: OF Brett Carroll, OF Alejandro De Aza, C Brad Davis, C Brett Hayes, RHP Gabby Hernandez, RHP Jacob Marceaux, RHP Ryan Tucker, RHP Chris Volstad, LHP Aaron Thompson and LHP Sean West.