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ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 05:  Joakim Soria #28 of the Texas Rangers pitches during the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles on June 5, 2014 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Tigers Add Joakim Soria, Bolstering Shaky Bullpen

Detroit Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski says it was a necessity to bolster the team’s bullpen.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2014

Caption:LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after getting thefinal out and picking up the save against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Tigers won 7-6 in ten innings. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Five Thoughts About The Tigers Bullpen [BLOG]

The Tigers are 5-2, but it sure doesn’t feel like it.

97.1 The Ticket–04/10/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 23: Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after giving up a solo home run to Brian Dozier (not pictured) of the Minnesota Twins during the ninth inning of the game on September 23, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Tigers 4-3 in eleven innings. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Leyland Says He Has No Issues With Bullpen, Believes In Benoit

The Detroit Tigers bullpen looks a bit like Jekyll and Hyde – perfectly capable and normal one day, downright frightening the next.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2013

ST. PETERSBURG - JUNE 28: Designated hitter Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers fouls off a first-inning pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on June 28, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Bullpen Is Not The Problem [BLOG]

Detroit fans are upset and they have every right to be, but I believe they are angry at the wrong guys.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 9: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers tumbles to the ground trying to field a pop-up hit by Michael Bourn of the Cleveland Indians behind the mound in the eighth inning at Comerica Park on June 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Eric Thomas: The Bullpen Is Still The Biggest Problem

So the Tiger’s bullpen is fine now?! What a difference two weeks makes.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2013

HOUSTON - JUNE 17:  Jesse Crain #26 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on June 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Your Move Mr. Dombrowski [BLOG]

The Detroit Tigers need help and not just in the bullpen.

97.1 The Ticket–07/01/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 21: Alex Avila and Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate a win against the Minnesota Twins on July 21, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers defeated the Twins 6-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: Tigers Need To Improve Their Bullpen, But How?

This is going to be a tough call for Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski.

97.1 The Ticket–10/18/2011

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Tigers’ Bullpen In Shambles

From solid to suddenly in tatters is the state of the Tigers’ bullpen.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2011

Detroit's Charlie Furbush. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Things Are Not Exactly Right In Bullpen

Detroit has four left-handers in its bullpen, and manager Jim Leyland thinks that’s not right.

97.1 The Ticket–06/16/2011

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Bullpen Blows Another One

Three consecutive losses, three consecutive bullpen failures. There’s not much question about what part of the Tigers needs shoring up. Detroit had a nice seven-game winning streak going until Monday against Toronto.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2011

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