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Motor City Bengals
Detroit Tigers Lunch Links: Miguel Cabrera is Good at Baseball
May 19, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera heads to the dugout after hitting a home run in the fifth inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Mon May 20, 2013
Kurt Mensching: Some stats reveal ominous signs for Tigers closer Jose Valverde
A lot of fans were probably aghast when the Tigers made the decision to sign Jose Valverde to a speculative contract earlier this year.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Porcello and Tigers' bullpen hold 'em in Texas
The Detroit Tigers already had lost five games this season in which they led in the seventh inning or later.
Fri May 17, 2013
Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello shuts down Texas Rangers, Jose Valverde picks up save in 2-1 win
Detroit Tigers' Andy Dirks is tagged out at home plate by Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto in the third inning Friday.
Bless You Boys
AL Central Review: James Shields and Mark Reynolds mixing it up in the Central
A rather quiet week in the AL Central saw no team make a big move up or down. Sounds like a good time to look around the division and see how some of the new acquisitions added around the division have been making the transition from "Hot Stove Hope" to regular season contributor.
Leyland 'thrilled' to have Valverde as his closer
Every day there's another question about closer Jose Valverde. Every day, manager Jim Leyland scratches his head and wonders why.
Thu May 16, 2013
Report: Source says Detroit Tigers still 'looking hard' for additional help in bullpen
Jose Valverde has three saves in four opportunities this season. Is he the answer as the closer for the Detroit Tigers? The Detroit Tigers have done their fair share of bullpen shuffling already this season.
Tue May 14, 2013
Detroit Free Press
National writers dissect Tigers' Hunter, Valverde
Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jose Valverde, left, laughs with Torii Hunter in the dugout before a game against the Kansas City Royals in Detroit on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Bless You Boys
Tigers' bullpen in flux after injuries, ineffectivness
The Tigers' bullpen has been the team's biggest question mark the entire season, and that isn't likely to change any time soon.
Leyland On Raburn's Visit To Comerica Park
It was no secret that fans came to Comerica park over the weekend for two reasons.
Mon May 13, 2013
Perez felt shoulder stiffness while warming up
Indians closer Chris Perez had both his and the team's long-term goals in mind when he said he couldn't pitch in Sunday's win over the Tigers.
And That Happened: Sunday's scores and highlights
White Sox 3, Angels 0 : Chris Sale was fantastic. And not just because of that suh-weet 1983 throwback jersey.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Astros at Tigers
The Detroit Tigers punished the Houston Astros earlier this month and attempt to do so again when they open a three-game series on Monday at Comerica Park .
Detroit Free Press
Recent Tigers closers' earliest blown saves
Jose Valverde's first blown save of the season came Sunday. Here are the last five Tigers closers' earliest first BS: On 6/14/05, he entered vs.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tigers No. 5 starter Rick Porcello looks sharp again
Since his debacle in Anaheim, in which he allowed nine runs in two-thirds of an inning, he's allowed just eight in his last 19.1. He was an out away from evening his record at 2-2, but then the Indians scored with two outs in the top of the ninth to tie it against Jose Valverde and went on to win 4-3 in 10 innings.
Bless You Boys
Snap reaction: Torii Hunter placed in a position to fail
Asked to bunt for the first time in a decade, Hunter's attempt didn't end well. What a surprise.
Jose Valverde blows save, Detroit Tigers lose in extra innings to Cleveland Indians, 4-3
Making his sixth appearance this year, the Tigers' oft-criticized closer blew his first save after giving up a game-tying run with two outs to the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning.
Sat May 11, 2013
Lynn Henning: Heating-up Andy Dirks a prime example of when Tigers' scouts shine
Jim Leyland probably has it right. He says Andy Dirks' tough April all was a product of that badly bruised knee Dirks endured after crashing into a fence during the Grapefruit League season.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Nationals sweep 2-game series vs. Tigers
The Detroit Tigers had one on and two out in the ninth inning, but Prince Fielder's blast to center off Nationals closer Rafael Soriano was caught at the warning track.
Wed May 08, 2013
Detroit Tigers' Jose Valverde still finding early success,...
Detroit Tigers pitcher Jose Valverde throws against the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning in Detroit on Wednesday.