Dan Haren may be the hottest Detroit rumor making the rounds right now.
Word got out that Detroit sent scouts to watch his last start, indicating some level of interest.
Thus far, Haren isn't having a great year. His 8-7 record with a 4.60 ERA and 1.35 WHIP is nothing to be excited about.
But, based on his past, many think he is still worth the risk.
Detroit and Arizona have become very familiar over the past year.
Detroit traded the DBacks Edwin Jackson in a deal for Daniel Schlereth and Max Scherzer. Then, earlier this season, Dontrelle Willis was shipped off to Arizona as well.
With the lines constantly open between the teams, Haren could be the next. The question is, what would they have to give up?
Many feel Haren will command at least one high-level prospect at the AA or AAA level. The team has stated they want at the very least someone who can play at the major league level.
Detroit already has similar pitchers to Haren in their rotation. Scherzer, Jeremy Bonderman, and Rick Porcello all have the potential to do what Haren does.
Don't be surprised, if Detroit makes a deal, to see Armando Galarraga included.