Bruce Rondon

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Things To Look Out For The Tigers This Spring Training

Batting statistics mean little in spring training, and the fields are sun-baked and hard.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Andy Dirks #12 and Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers react after Dirks caught a ball hit by David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

3 Key Players For The Tigers In ’14 Not That Many People Are Talking About

Andy Dirks – Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 4:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers is surrounded by teammates after hitting the game-winning single in the 12th inning to defeat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 at Comerica Park on August 4, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Win 11th Straight With Help From Unsung Heroes

If the Tigers can continue to get contributions from all over its lineup and bullpen like it has the last couple of weeks, Detroit might see another World Series yet.

CBS Detroit–08/08/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 28: Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park on May 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Pirates defeated the Tigers 1-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Comfortable With Bullpen

Once regarded as the insurmountable weakness of an otherwise World Series-bound team, the relief pitching of the Detroit Tigers is edging back toward respectability.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers reacts to Aaron Hicks #32 of the Minnesota Twins triple in the seventh inning of the game at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Recall Rondon From Triple-A

CBS Detroit’s Ashley Dunkak reported last week Rondon was “moving forward” after an underwhelming major league debut in April.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bruce Rondon ‘Moving Forward As A Pitcher’

Since his underwhelming major league debut in April, Detroit Tigers pitching prospect Bruce Rondon has been working hard and looking good with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.

CBS Detroit–06/21/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 9:  Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Benoit recorded his third save of the season in a 4-1 win over the Indians. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Options For Tigers Closer(s) In Minneapolis

1. Jose Valverde: Seems like he’s either gone today or right back out tonight pitching for his major league life.

97.1 The Ticket–06/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 26: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a 10-0 win over the Atlanta Braves with Brayan Pena #55 at Comerica Park on April 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rondon Heads Back to Toledo

A week ago, it looked like the Tigers were recalling their closer from the minor leagues.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Twins Snap Detroit’s Streak With 6-2 Victory

Scott Diamond pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins got to Anibal Sanchez early in a 6-2 win over Detroit on Wednesday that snapped the Tigers’ five-game winning streak.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 08: Bruce Rondon of Venezuela and the Detroit Tigers during player introductions prior to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 8, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Call Up Bruce Rondon

The Detroit Tigers have called up Bruce Rondon from Triple-A Toledo.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2013

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