Detroit Tigers Twitter News: Roster Moves, Verlander, Spring Training Cuts

Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reports that the Tigers are close to acquiring a reliever.

Despite that report, Tigers officials are singing a different tune. General manager Dave Dombrowski, per MLB.com’s Jason Beck,  says the Tigers aren’t actively pursing moves.

Dombrowski (this time via MLive.com’s Chris Iott) also responded to the rumor about the Tigers reportedly acquiring a reliever.

Iott also passed along the latest from manager Brad Ausmus who be “‘shocked'” if the team brought in another player.

Iott also mentions that the team sent pitchers Blaine Hardy and Kyle Ryan to Triple-A Toledo while reassigning infielder Josh Wilson.

Finally, Beck passes along the news that Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon will start the season on the 15-day disabled list.

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