On Monday, the Detroit Tigers made of one of the biggest trading splashes of the year by dealing rookie right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner to the Miami Marlins for right-hander Anibal Sanchez and second baseman Omar Infante.
Tigers' minor leaguers Rob Brantly and Brian Flynn were also sent to the Marlins, but Turner, who was once considered Detroit's ace of the future, was the biggest piece of the deal.
Turner was the Tigers No. 9 overall pick in the 2009 amateur draft and made his major league debut on July 30 last season. He was sent back down to the minors after his first career start, and made two more major league starts after the September call-ups, but he wasn't on the playoff roster last October.
Turner made three starts this season, and earned his first career victory in the Tigers' 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday, but was sent packing just one day later.
Some people think the Tigers may have made a huge mistake letting Turner's potential go, but here are five reasons why the Tigers made the correct trade: