The Tigers and Phillies came together for the trade of the day. The Phillies traded Triple-A right-hander Michael Mariot.

Michael Mariot- Trade of the Day

Mariot 33 has not played at the Majors since the 2016 season. He has 44 career games to his credit - mostly in the bullpen.

Michael Mariot- 44 Career Games

He played for his time with the Royals and Phillies from 2014 until 2016. As a member of the Phillies.

Michael Mariot- Member of Phillies

Mariot made 25 appearances and posted an average of 5.85 ERA/5.96 FIP over 21 2/3 innings over the course of that 2016 season.

Michael Mariot- 25 Appearance

Mariot could get that chance with the Tigers who have had their big league rotation hampered due to injuries.

Michael Mariot- Hampered Due to

Mariot is, however, been in Triple-A for 11 starts this season, putting up an 4.64 ERA over 52 1/3 innings.

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Michael Mariot- 11 Starts this Season

This year, the current Tigers general manager purchased minor-league right-handed pitcher Michael Mariot.

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Michael Mariot- General Manager

The news of the trade was first published by and the Tigers paying cash in exchange for the transaction.

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Michael Mariot- Tigers Paying Cash

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