In a few weeks, we’ll be running a two-team mock expansion draft here at MLBTR. Currently, we’re creating 15-player protected lists for each of the existing 30 teams. You can catch up on the rules for player eligibility here.
Miguel Cabrera goes on the protected list by virtue of his no-trade clause. We’ll also add the Tigers’ vaunted trio of pitching prospects, who have a 2020 ETA: Casey Mize, Matt Manning, and Tarik Skubal. I’ll put Matthew Boyd on the list as well. So we’ll lock these five down:
With a lot of flexibility on their protected list, the Tigers would be in a good position to make some trades with other clubs with tighter lists. We’re left with 10 spots for these 23 players:
With that, we turn it over to the MLBTR readership! In the poll below, select exactly ten players you think the Tigers should protect in our upcoming mock expansion draft. Click here to view the results.