Detroit Tigers Roster Moves 11/14

Detroit Tigers Roster Transactions | Inside The Diamonds

The Detroit Tigers made some moves today, adding RHP Wilmer Flores and catcher Dillon Dingler to their 40-man roster so they can’t be selected in the Rule 5 Draft, which will take place on December 6th; Flores ranks seventh in the Tigers system, while Dingler ranks 11th. On top of that, they signed Bligh Madris to a minor league deal, but they also included an invite to spring training. 

Tigers roster moves by the numbers

Wilmer Flores

Flores has pitched across four levels during his time in the Tigers organization, going 18-12 with a 3.66 ERA, a 1.18 WHIP, a 0.6 HR/9, a 2.8 BB/9, and a 10.8 K/9. In 2023, he pitched at High-A and Double-A, going 5-4 with a 4.65 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, a 0.5 HR/9, a 3.3 BB/9, a 9.1 K/9.

Dillon Dingler

Dingler has played across four levels, making it as high as Triple-A this season. In his minor league career, he has slashed .244/.335/.434 with a .769 OPS; he has 54 doubles, eight triples, 42 home runs, 162 RBI, 164 runs scored, eight stolen bases, and 109 walks. This season, across three levels, he slashed .256/.361/.478 with a .839 OPS; he had 22 doubles, one triple, 16 home runs, 58 RBI, 58 runs scored, six stolen bases, and 42 walks.

Bligh Madris

Madris started his career in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, having played at Low-A, High-A, Double-A, and Triple-A. In 2022, he made his big league debut playing in 39 games and slashed .177/.244/.265 with a .509 OPS; he had seven doubles, one home run, seven RBI, ten runs scored, two stolen bases, and ten walks. In 2022, he was selected off waivers by the Tampa Bay Rays but didn’t play in a game and was then selected off waivers by the Detroit Tigers in November; then, on January 3rd, he was purchased by the Houston Astros. In 2023, he played with the Astros Triple-A affiliate for 100 games and appeared in 12 games with the Astros. With Houston, he slashed .154/.267/.192 with a .459 OPS; he had one double, four runs scored, and four walks. Now, he’ll try to make a case with the Tigers in 2024. 


Leave a Reply

How Former Astros Top Prospect Forrest Whitley Can Finally Breakout in 2024

How Former Astros Top Prospect Forrest Whitley Can Finally Breakout in 2024

Once heralded as the premier pitching prospect in Houston’s farm system, Forrest Whitley has since faced many obstacles in his journey to the big leagues.

Read More

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres Seoul Series

2024 Baseball season officially kicks off with a Two game series in Seoul South Korea. Here is What to watch for in Game one

Read More
Keys to the top for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Keys to the Top for the Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks look to get back to the World Series and take home their first title since 2001.

Read More