10 Most Pivotal Deadline Deals in Tigers History

John ParentCorrespondent IJuly 23, 2009

10 Most Pivotal Deadline Deals in Tigers History

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    13 Jul 1998: Geronimo Berroa #29 of the Detroit Tigers in action during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Tiger Stadium in Detroit, Michigan. The Royals defeated the Tigers 6-4.

10. 1999- Greg Gohr for Damian Easley

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    05 APRIL 2002:  Damion Easley #9, of the Detroit Tigers  tries to field a ground ball against the Cleveland Indians at the Tigers'' home opener at Comerica Park in Detroit,  MI. Cleveland won the game 10-1. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Tom Pidgeon/Get

9. 1976- Milt Wilcox from the Cubs

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8. 2001- Todd Jones for Mark Redman

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    DETROIT - MARCH 31:  Todd Jones #59 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals during their game on Opening Day on March 31, 2008 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

7. 1980- Jason Thompson for Al Cowens

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6. 1985- Duane James for Frank Tanana

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    DETROIT TIGERS PITCHER FRANK TANANA WINDS UP TO PITCH DURING THE TIGERS VERSUS OAKLAND A''S GAME AT THE OAKLAND COLISEUM IN OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA. MANDATORY CREDIT: OTTO GREULE/ALLSPOR

5. 2006- Brian Rogers for Sean Casey

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    ST LOUIS - OCTOBER 26:  Sean Casey #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with Ivan Rodriguez after Casey hit a solo home run in the top of the second inning against Jeff Suppan #37 of the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the 2006 World Series on Oct

4. 1995- David Wells for C.J. Nitkowski

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    13 OCT 1995:  CINCINNATI PITCHER DAVID WELLS DELIVERS A PITCH DURING THE FIRST INNING OF THE REDS GAME VERSUS THE ATLANTA BRAVES IN GAME THREE OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AT FULTON COUNTY STADIUM IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA.  THE BRAVES WON 5-2 TO

3. 2005- Ugueth Urbina for Placido Polanco

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    CHICAGO - JUNE 08: Placido Polanco #14 of the Detroit Tigers leaps over Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox after turning a game-ending double play on June 8, 2009 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Tigers defeated the White Sox 5-4.

2. 1996- Cecil Fielder for Ruben Sierra and Matt Drews

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    1991:  Cecil Fielder of the Detroit Tigers swings at a pitch during a game against the California Angels in Anaheim, California. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine  /Allsport

1. 1987- John Smoltz for Doyle Alexander

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    DETROIT - JULY 12:  National League All-Star pitcher John Smoltz of the Atlanta Braves delivers a pitch during the 76th Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Comerica Park on July 12, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)