Tyson Ross, Tigers agree on one-year contract
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Former Cal and A's right-hander Tyson Ross and the Tigers reached agreement on a one-year, $5.75 million deal Monday.

Ross went a combined 8-9 with a 4.15 ERA for San Diego and St. Louis last season. He made 22 starts for the Padres, was claimed off waivers by the Cardinals in early August and pitched nine times for them, eight in relief.

"We had good scouting reports, first and foremost," Detroit general manager Al Avila told MLB.com. "For us, he's a legit pitcher and he's a good candidate to...

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