Tigers acquire outfielder Jones for infielder Infante
The Detroit Tigers acquired outfielder Jacque Jones and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs for infielder Omar Infante on Monday.
Jones, 32, is a .280 hitter with 164 home runs in nine seasons with Minnesota and the Cubs. He hit 27 home runs in 2006, but he never warmed to Chicago and was a target of boos from Wrigley Field fans and abuse on the local radio call-in shows.
"Our scouts really like him and how he fits because he's a left-handed hitter that can play all three ...
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