Detroit Tigers sign OF Robbie Grossman to 2-year, $10 million contract

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Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press
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The Detroit Tigers have signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a two-year, $10 million contract, a source with knowledge of the agreement told the Free Press.

An official announcement from the organization is expected as soon as Tuesday night. The source requested anonymity because they were not yet authorized to speak publicly about the agreement.

Grossman, 31, played 51 games for the Oakland Athletics in 2020. He hit .241 with eight home runs and 23 RBIs and eight steals.

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Oakland Athletics left fielder Robbie Grossman rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, Sept. 22, 2020.
Oakland Athletics left fielder Robbie Grossman rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, Sept. 22, 2020.

The eight-year MLB veteran is is a career .252 hitter with a .350 OBP over stints with the Houston Astros (2013-15), Minnesota Twins (2016-18) and A's (2019-20).

This story will be updated.

Evan Petzold is a sports reporter at the Detroit Free Press. Contact him at epetzold@freepress.com or follow him on Twitter @EvanPetzold.

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