Three players with 11-15 years will remain eligible: Don Mattingly (15th year in 2015), Alan Trammell (14th) and Lee Smith (13th).
The Tigers added one of the game’s better relievers this week, acquiring Soria, but that may only be the beginning of a significant overhaul in the way Detroit approaches the late innings.
Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.
Bastardo is in the midst of his sixth season with the Phillies, posting a 3.38 ERA with 51 strikeouts and 24 walks.
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Ian Krol and Joba Chamberlain combined to pitch 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief before Nathan gave up two hits, two walks — one intentional — and struck out two in the pivotal ninth.
The Tigers have also transferred right-hander Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day disabled list.
Kluber had little trouble with the Detroit lineup — he did not allow a baserunner after the fifth, striking out the side in the seventh.
Anibal Sanchez retired the first seven batters he faced and had a 3-0 lead. He ended up giving up four runs, six hits, walking one and striking out seven in an uneven performance.
With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.