Tigers Blow Through Ten Pitchers But Get 8-7 Win Over RaysIf nothing else, Tuesday night’s five-hour, 13-inning slugfest between the Tigers and the Rays was an endurance test of baseball fandom. By the time James McCann slid into home after midnight off a Rajai Davis sacrifice fly to give Detroit an 8-7 win, hardly any fans remained at Comerica Park.
Was Al Alburquerque's Dance Too Much? [VIDEO]In the 11th inning Al Alburquerque struck out Brandon Phillips to get out a jam
Tigers Agree To Terms On One-Year Contract With Al AlburquerqueThe Detroit Tigers yesterday announced the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with righthanded pitcher Al Alburquerque, thus avoiding arbitration.
Phil Coke: 'Of Course I Feel Like I Can Get The Job Done'Brad Ausmus offered the well-worn caveat that relievers often find it harder to pitch in no-pressure situations than in close games.
Leyland Says He Has No Issues With Bullpen, Believes In BenoitThe Detroit Tigers bullpen looks a bit like Jekyll and Hyde - perfectly capable and normal one day, downright frightening the next.
Bolstered Bullpen Peaking As Tigers Head Toward PostseasonAfter significant shuffling and several additions, the bullpen looks ready for postseason play - just in time. Is the worrying over?
Five Positives From The Tiger's Series Against The Angels It was three games of unwatchable baseball, unless you’re an Angels fan—the offense underperformed when it mattered, the bullpen was atrocious and Rick Porcello looked like the Rick Porcello we’ve known for the last two years.
Mud Hens Pitching Coach Praises Alburquerque Before Call-UpTouted by his Toledo pitching coach A.J. Sager for becoming more and more consistent with every start for the Mud Hens, righty Al Alburquerque will now get to test his ability at the major league level.
Tigers Send Alburquerque Down, Call Up Reed The Detroit Tigers have optioned right-hander Al Alburquerque to Triple-A Toledo and recalled right-hander Evan Reed.
Leyland: Alburquerque's Kiss Meant No Disrespect Ideally, Jim Leyland would have everybody hug it out and play ball.
Josh Reddick Is A Whiner! Oakland A's Right fielder Josh Reddick has had a hell of a season!
Alburquerque Makes Progress In Elbow RehabAl Alburquerque has thrown to hitters in batting cages, and after a couple of live batting practice sessions, he could be cleared to begin a rehab assignment.