Cubs trade OF Jacque Jones to Tigers for INF Omar Infante

Updated: November 12, 2007, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Filling needs as fast as possible, the Detroit Tigers acquired outfielder Jacque Jones from the Chicago Cubs for utility player Omar Infante on Monday.

"Our scouts really like him and how he fits because he's a left-handed hitter that can play all three spots in the outfield," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said in a telephone interview. "But I think it was a great trade for both teams because Infante can really help a National League team because he can play short, second, third ...

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