Just heard on the radio. I'm still trying to find a legit link.
MLBTraderumors...Tigers Reach Agreement With Jose Valverde
By Mike Axisa [January 14, 2010 at 3:41pm CST]
The Tigers and free agent closer Jose Valverde have reached an agreement on a two-year deal, tweets Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports. The deal is worth $14MM, and includes an option for a third year. MLB.com's Matthew Leach tweets that the Cardinals, who were also connected to Valverde, "weren't going anywhere near that" price.
Valverde was the last remaining unsigned Type-A free agent. The Astros will receive two draft picks as compensation for losing Valverde: Detroit's first round pick (19th overall), as well a supplemental first rounder that will be 34th overall.