Bruce Rondon

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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We Will Have To Wait For The Rondon Zone

The Tigers don’t have a closer but that is not the end of the world.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2013

Tigers' manager Jim Leyland talks to the media at Comerica Park on Saturday, January 26 at the 18th annual TigerFest. (credit: Wes Pytlowany)

Tigers Without Set Closer After Demoting Rondon

The Detroit Tigers have optioned rookie reliever Bruce Rondon to Triple-A Toledo, leaving the AL champions without an announced closer as they prepare for Monday’s opener at Minnesota.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2013

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)

Tigers Option Rondon To Triple-A, Will Close By Committee

The Tigers held the closer job open for Bruce Rondon.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2013

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)

Tigers’ Rondon Has 4th Straight Scoreless Outing

Detroit manager Jim Leyland hasn’t decided on his closer. And he’s starting to get tired of talking about it.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2013

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)

With Rondon, Keep Calm And Carry On

Bruce Rondon has now slipped back into the role of projected closer, but last week’s dust up could be worrisome.

97.1 The Ticket–03/13/2013

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 22:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts in the first half while taking on the Louisville Cardinals during the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball West Regional Semifinal game at US Airways Center on March 22, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dennis Fithian’s March #Trending

Trending is a poll which ranks who is getting talked about the most on the Detroit sports scene.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013

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Tigers Relying On Bruce Rondon To Bolster Back Of Bullpen

The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  General manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers celebrates on the field after the Tigers won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Says Club Not Eyeing Another Closer — Yet

The Tigers may not have a closer issue yet, but they could be working toward one if hard-throwing 22-year-old Bruce Rondon doesn’t find the strike zone.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2013

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