Tigers Rumors: Top NL Team Showing Trade Interest In Detroit Starter

The Atlanta Braves have identified Michael Lorenzen, a right-handed pitcher currently with the Detroit Tigers, as a compelling trade target.

While Lorenzen's career has been steady but not outstanding, his performance this season has caught the attention of the Braves.

Through nine starts, he has showcased impressive numbers, boasting a 3.97 ERA and an impressive 1.14 WHIP.

Lorenzen's resurgence with the Tigers is notable, considering his previous stints with the Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Angels.

Despite a delayed start to the season due to injuries, he has quickly found his rhythm and has been a reliable presence on the mound.

In May, he posted a remarkable 1.95 ERA across five starts and, while June hasn't been as strong for him, he's still been solid.

The Braves, who are in need of pitching reinforcements, view Lorenzen as a valuable addition to their rotation.

While concerns exist regarding the return of Max Fried and the availability of Kyle Wright, targeting Lorenzen, even as a rental player, could provide stability and depth to their pitching staff.

As the Braves aspire to make a deep playoff run and contend for a World Series title, bolstering their rotation with a pitcher like Lorenzen could significantly enhance their chances of achieving their aspirations. Photo Credit: Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK