Tigers agree to minor-league deal with Hector Santiago

January 22

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a minor-league contract with left-hander Hector Santiago with an invite to major league spring training.

The Tigers announced the move Wednesday.

Santiago appeared in 19 games -- including two starts -- last season for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He went 1-1 with a 6.68 ERA. In 2018 with the White Sox, he was 6-3 with a 4.41 ERA while pitching mostly in relief.

The 32-year-old Santiago is 47-50 with a 4.14 ERA in his major league career.


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