BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Soria, Chamberlain Expect Smooth Transition Into Closer, Setup Roles

Brad Ausmus said Joakim Soria will take over the closer role for Nathan, and Chamberlain and Ian Krol could be used in the setup role.

CBS Detroit–04/09/2015

KISSIMMEE, FL - MARCH 12:  Angel Nesbitt #60 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch during the fourth inning of a spring training game against the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium on March 12, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Tigers Relievers Excited To See What Nesbitt Can Do In Detroit

Last season, Nesbitt turned in an 0.79 ERA in 24 appearances for Single-A Lakeland and a 2.23 ERA in 24 appearances for Double-A Erie.

CBS Detroit–04/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers greets teammates during the pregame introductions prior to the start of the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Place Nathan On 15-Day Disabled List; Soria Will Close In His Absence

Ausmus said Nathan felt okay before he pitched Monday, but when Nathan threw Wednesday, Ausmus could tell the elbow was troubling Nathan.

CBS Detroit–04/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 08: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers throws a second inning pitch while playing the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 8, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Shut Out Minnesota Again In 11-0 Rout

Anibal Sanchez helped Detroit blank Minnesota for the second straight game, Jose Iglesias had four hits and Alex Avila scored four runs as the Tigers routed the Twins 11-0 Wednesday.

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LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 14: Anthony Gose #12 of the Detroit Tigers singles during the sixth inning of a spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 14, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Tigers Notes: Gose Will Start Versus Most Righties, Castellanos Working To Improve Defense

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Gose, who will split time this season with Rajai Davis, understood why he did not get the start Monday.

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the sixth inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Now Officially On Disabled List, Verlander Will Not Start Sunday; Level Of Concern Still Low

“If this was September, it might be a different story,” Verlander added. “I might be pitching through some stuff right now, but talking with the coaching staff, they don’t want me to do that right now.”

CBS Detroit–04/08/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers walks off the field in the ninth with two out during the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

David Price Giving Away Opening Day Ball To Person With Creative Fantasy Name

Tuesday afternoon, Price sent out of the cooler tweets you will see from a professional athlete.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI double scoring Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ausmus Compares J.D. Martinez’s Power To That Of Miguel Cabrera

“He’s right there with Miggy in terms of being able to drive the ball to right center,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after the game.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6: Torii Hunter #48 of the Minnesota Twins runs onto the field during the pregame introductions prior to the start of the Opening Day game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hunter Furious With Ump [VIDEO]

Torii Hunter’s first game back with the Minnesota Twins ended with the outfielder yelling at plate umpire Joe West.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2015