Relief Pitcher Bruce Rondon Sent Home For Season Due To 'Effort Level'Closer Bruce Rondon has been sent home from the season due to "effort level," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told reporters on Tuesday.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The WeekendChamp: Tom Gillis for his showing in the John Deere Classic.
Tigers Bringing Up Rondon, Sending Down FarmerIn 13 outings for the Mud Hens, Rondon has a 7.11 ERA. In his past five appearances, however, Rondon has not allowed an earned run.
Tigers Take Bruce Rondon Off Disabled ListWhile Rondon will be back in action, he will not be playing for the Tigers just yet. Detroit optioned his contract to the Mud Hens.
Verlander Will Throw Simulated Game TuesdayAusmus said Verlander will still need to complete a rehab stint before he returns to action for Detroit.
Ausmus On Rondon Rehab Outing: 'I'm Not Overly Concerned About His Results Right Now'"I'm not overly concerned about his results right now," Ausmus said. "It's more about him getting through these innings."
Rondon Will Make Rehab Start ThursdayAfter talking at length about the decision to place Martinez on the disabled list, Ausmus provided updates on Rondon and Verlander.
Verlander Feeling Good After 45-Pitch Bullpen, Most Intense One Yet"Probably getting pretty close to a sim game," starting pitcher Justin Verlander said Monday after he threw a 45-pitch bullpen at Comerica.
Report: Verlander, Rondon Will Start Season On 15-Day Disabled ListVerlander has been dealing with a triceps strain, while Rondon has been diagnosed with right shoulder tendinitis.
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski: 'We're Somewhat In A Jam'Even outside of the injuries, it has been a rather bumpy offseason for the Tigers.
Bruce Rondon Injury Makes Iffy Doug Fister Trade Look Even Worse [BLOG]If fans did not like the Doug Fister trade initially, many can lament it now more than ever.