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Detroit Tigers reportedly bring in pitcher Jordan Zimmermann

Detroit Tigers reportedly bring in pitcher Jordan Zimmermann

The Detroit Tigers reportedly have made the first major free-agent pickup of the baseball off-season, agreeing to terms Sunday with right-handed starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, pending a physical, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

The deal is expected to be for five years and $110 million, according to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports.

Zimmermann, 29, posted a 13-10 record and 3.66 earned-run average last season with the Nationals, striking out 164 batters in 201 2/3 innings.

He has thrown more than 190 innings in each of the last four seasons, with two All-Star appearances.

The Tigers sank to last place in 2015 after four straight AL Central...

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