DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has traded outfielder Craig Monroe to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later on or before October 15, 2007. 


Designated for assignment by Detroit on August 17, Monroe hit .222 (76×343) with 11 home runs and 55 RBI in 96 games with the Tigers this season. 


Claimed off waivers by the Tigers from Texas on February 1, 2002, Monroe batted .259 (607×2348) with 101 home runs and 379 RBI in 672 games in six seasons with the Tigers.