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MLB Week-in-Review: Tigers add Cameron Maybin, Francisco Rodriguez

Detroit made a pair of notable additions to its roster this week.

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Rumors continue to fly but the Tigers took action this week, making a pair of deals to improve their major league roster.

MLB Top Headlines:

Royals interested in Gerardo Parra

Parra became the latest player to be linked to Kansas City's outfield this off-season.

Jake McGee, Brad Boxberger drawing interest

A pair of Tampa Bay closers are drawing a notable amount of interest and could be moved by the Rays.

Tyson Ross and Matt Kemp are being shopped by the Padres

San Diego is telling interested clubs both Kemp and Ross are available.

Nationals sign Reed Johnson, Sean Burnett to minor league deals

Both veterans will head to Washington and compete for jobs this spring.

Mariners acquire Leonys Martin

Martin heads to Seattle in exchange for James Jones, Tom Wilhelmsen and a player to be named later.

David Ortiz will retire after next season

Ortiz will end his career following the 2016 campaign.

Giants sign Kyle Blanks to minor league deal

Blanks will have an opportunity to earn a spot on San Francisco's bench with a solid spring.

San Francisco signs Brandon Crawford to six-year extension

Crawford receives a $75 million deal to be the shortstop in San Francisco for the next several seasons.

Angels sign Cliff Pennington to two-year deal

After spending 2015 with the Blue Jays and Diamondbacks, the shortstop heads to Los Angeles.

Athletics sign Rich Hill

Hill is a candidate to join Oakland's starting rotation after signing a one-year, $6 million deal.

Braves, Diamondbacks have discussed Shelby Miller

Atlanta is seeking controllable starting pitching this winter.

Andruw Jones trying to make a comeback

Jones will opt to retire if he does not receive any offers leading up to or during spring training.

Tigers acquire Francisco Rodriguez

Detroit was hoping to add a reliever in the back end of the bullpen and was able to do so early.

Reds, Bronson Arroyo discussing reunion

Arroyo could rejoin Cincinnati's starting rotation in 2016.

Indians seeking outfield help

Cleveland is hoping to add at least one outfielder via a trade or free agency.

Reds want to trade Aroldis Chapman before Winter Meetings

Chapman could be set to join a new club well before the annual meetings begin in December.

Brewers acquire Jonathan Villar

Villar heads to Milwaukee in exchange for right-hander Cy Sneed.

Cubs have expressed interest in Jeff Samardzija

Samardzija could head back to Chicago and join the Cubs' starting rotation.

Mariners acquire Luis Sardinas

After spending less than a year in the Brewers' organization, Sardinas heads to Seattle.

Cardinals have begun discussions with Chris Davis

St. Louis has expressed interest in upgrading its infield.

Blue Jays acquire Jesse Chavez

Chavez is expected to join Toronto's starting rotation.

Tigers add Cameron Maybin

pair of arms was sent to Atlanta in the deal.