The Tigers have traded minor league shortstop Brent Dlugach to Boston. Dlugach hit .258/.303/.360 for Toledo (AAA) in 2010, quite a drop from his 2009 season at the same level. His three plate appearances for the Tigers in 2009 are his only big league experience.
Sparky Anderson died earlier today. He was 76. There were news reports yesterday that Anderson was in hospice, suffering from dementia.