Infielder Tyler Nevin was acquired by the Detroit Tigers from the Baltimore Orioles for cash, according to a team announcement.
Nevin, 25, spent time in 2022 with Triple-A Norfolk and Baltimore. Nevin had a.197/.299/.261 batting line in 58 games with the Orioles, adding four doubles, two home runs, and 16 RBIs. In 44 games with Norfolk, he batted.291/.383/.479 with eight doubles, one triple, seven home runs, and 36 RBIs. With the Orioles in 2021, Nevin made his Major League debut, playing in six games while going 4-for-14 with two doubles, a home run, and three RBIs.
In 521 Minor League games throughout the course of his career, Nevin has slashed.274/.352/.434 with 114 doubles, 8 triples, 59 home runs, and 281 RBIs. Nevin was chosen for the AFL All-Prospect Team in 2018 after being named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star in 2017.
Nevin, a Poway, California, native, was initially selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 2015 MLB Draft’s Competitive Balance A round. His father, Phil, managed the Los Angeles Angels while playing with the Tigers from 1995 to 1997.
The left-handed pitcher Zach Logue has been designated for assignment to create room for Nevin on the 40-man roster.