The Tigers were once a contender, but are now a bad team. They are in a rebuilding phase, but still have talent acquired on their team. This is how they were built.
Greiner was drafted in the 3rd round in 2014.
The Tigers picked Hicks off waivers from the Twins in August 2016.
In December 2007, the Tigers acquired Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis from the Marlins for Andrew Miller, Cameron Maybin, Mike Rabelo, Frankie De La Cruz, Burke Badenhop and Dallas Trehern.
The Tigers signed Harrison to a one year deal in February.
The Tigers signed Mercer to a one year deal in December.
Candelario was acquired with Isaac Paredes from the Cubs for Justin Wilson and Alex Avila in July 2017.
The Tigers signed Godrum to a minor league deal in November 2017.
Beckham signed as a minor league free agent in January.
Castellanos was a first round pick (44th overall) in 2010.
The Tigers acquired Mahtook in January 2017 from the Rays for Drew Smith.
Stewart was a first round pick (34th overall) in 2015.
Peterson was claimed off waivers in September from the Braves.
Zimmermann signed a five year deal with the Tigers in November 2015.
The Tigers acquired Boyd in July 2015 with Daniel Norris and Jairo Labourt from the Blue Jays for David Price.
The Tigers acquired Norris in July 2015 with Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt from the Blue Jays for David Price.
Turnbull was a 2nd round pick of the Tigers in 2014.
Ross signed a one year deal with the Tigers in December.
Alcantara was acquired from the Angels in November 2016 for Cameron Maybin.
Farmer was a 5th round pick in 2013.
Garrett was selected from the Rangers in the Rule 5 draft.
Stumpf was picked from the Royals in the Rule 5 draft in December 2016.
Hardy was signed as a minor league free agent in April 2013.
Jimenez signed in June 2013 as an amateur free agent.
Greene was acquired in a three team trade in December 2014. The Tigers acquired Greene, and gave up Robbie Ray and Domingo Leyba.
Jones was acquired from Pittsburgh in July 2015 for Joakim Soria.
VerHagen was a 4th round pick in the 2012 draft.
Moore signed a one year deal in the offseason.
Fulmer was acquired on July 31st, 2015 with Luis Cessa from the Mets for Yoenis Cespedes.