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Detroit Tigers: Neftali Feliz has a Chance to Solidify Himself as the Tigers' Closer for 2016

With news coming out of Detroit that Brad Ausmus will continue to manage the team next season, and thus keep his job, it’s now a time of evaluation for the Tigers as the team decides which non-core players to keep Read More

Detroit Tigers 2016 Pitching Staff: Locks, Uncertainties and Likely Departures

After Monday’s bullpen implosion, the Detroit Tigers pitching issues were once again brought to light. Al Alburquerque, Tom Gorzelanny, Neftali Feliz and Guido Knudson’s collective time on the mound saw a Tigers win turn into a blowout loss. Sadly, this Read More

Detroit Tigers: Team Must Stop Being Patient with Bullpen

If it weren’t for the Detroit Tigers’ faulty bullpen, Dave Dombrowski probably wouldn’t have been let go, the team would have won at least one World Series and Jim Leyland may have had a couple more rings on his resume Read More

Detroit Tigers: Regardless of Buying or Selling, Bullpen Must be Fixed

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, the Detroit Tigers bullpen imploded, costing them the game—against the offensively anemic Seattle Mariners no less. Detroit lost the contest Tuesday by a score of 11-9 in a game that sums up the bullpen Read More

Detroit Tigers: Low-Buy Trade Targets to Improve the Bullpen

The Detroit Tigers have whittled their bullpen (in terms of reliability) down to four pitchers setting up closer Joakim Soria—Alex Wilson, Blaine Hardy,  Al Alburquerque and Neftali Feliz. The rest have been maddeningly inconsistent. Bruce Rondon and Ian Krol seem Read More

Why The Tigers Should Sign Edwin Jackson

In an attempt to give their bullpen a different look, the Chicago Cubs have designated pitcher Edwin Jackson for assignment to make way for fellow reliever Rafael Soriano. Edwin Jackson DFA for Rafael Soriano. — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) July 20, Read More

Players the Detroit Tigers Could Move at the Trade Deadline

Even with all the evidence pointing towards selling, the Detroit Tigers will more than likely be a buyer at the upcoming trade deadline. Most of the reasoning behind selling has to do not only with the team’s .500 record, but Read More

Players the Tigers Should Target at the Trade Deadline: Tyler Clippard and Scott Kazmir

With the baseball season reaching its annual All-Star break, things aren’t exactly ginger-peachy in the Motor City. The win-now Detroit Tigers own a .500 record at 44-44 and are nine games out of first place. Given the Tigers’ recent track Read More

Neftali Feliz Signing a Smart Move by the Tigers

Thank you God for this opportunity! #Blessed pic.twitter.com/DAJ9z8wIXY — Neftali Feliz (@NefFeliz) July 11, 2015 Detroit’s bullpen hasn’t always been the best, and while the rotation has had its struggles this year, the bullpen has been much improved. The team Read More

Ubaldo Jimenez’s Potential Landing Spots

Ubaldo Jimenez doesn’t have a stat line that will blow you away, with a 6-9 record with a 4.20 ERA in 20 starts. But some of that has to be attributed to the fact that he pitches half of his games at Read More