Angels acquire Cameron Maybin from the Tigers

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The Angels have acquired outfielder Cameron Maybin from the Tigers and picked up his 2017 at $9 million, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

As Rosenthal notes, Mike Trout is likely to stay in center for the Angels, so Maybin will handle left field. Maybin’s defense in center hasn’t been great according to advanced metrics, so shifting to a corner could help with that.

Maybin, 29, had a career year in 94 games with the Tigers, hiting .315/.383/.418 in 391 plate appearances. He missed time in the second half battling a thumb injury.