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Tigers Acquire Jarrod Washburn For Two Prospects

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ESPN Radio in Seattle is reporting that the Tigers have struck a deal to acquire the Mariners' Jarrod Washburn

Update 11:38 ET: The Mariners receive Luke French (LHP) and Mauricio Robels (LHP), this according to Ken Rosenthal and John Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com.

Update 11:45 ET: From Jason Beck at MLB.com:

The 23-year-old French cracked the Tigers' rotation last month following steady success at Triple-A Toledo. He went 1-2 with a 3.38 ERA in five starts and two relief appearances for the Tigers, but lasted six innings in only one of his five starts. He quickly ascended the Tigers' development ladder after being selected in the eighth round of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft.

Robles, who turned 20 years old in March, has split this season between Class A West Michigan and Lakeland, going 8-6 with a 4.24 ERA and 111 strikeouts over 91 1/3 innings. He allowed just 79 hits in that span.