John Lannan Trade Rumors: 4 Reasons the Detroit Tigers Are a Horrible Fit

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John Lannan Trade Rumors: 4 Reasons the Detroit Tigers Are a Horrible Fit
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As spring training winds down, the rumor mill continues to swirl endlessly, and the Detroit Tigers are at the center of one of the most popular rumors.

It has been speculated by Jon Heyman of CBS that the Tigers are still looking at John Lannan as a possibility for their fifth starter position. 

With a roster full of talent, the Tigers would be making an enormous mistake if they were to go after Lannan before Opening Day.  The Tigers have a plethora of young, talented arms, including Andy Oliver, Drew Smyly and Duane Below as the three most likely to take the fifth spot in the rotation.

Here are four reasons why the Tigers would be making a huge mistake in attempting a trade for John Lannan.

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