Tigers Exercise 2017 Club Option On Francisco Rodriguez“We liked the job K-Rod did last season and the numbers show he was a reliable closer for us,” said Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Al Avila.
Dial Back The Panic, K-Rod Will Be FineTigers’ fans are familiar with shaky closers.
The Pitch - And The Teammate - Behind K-Rod's Prolonged Success“Day one,” Rodriguez said. “2002, September 2002.”
For The Tigers, Francisco Rodriguez More Than Just A CloserHe’s kind of a blue-collar, old-school type pitcher, and he’s great with the other other pitchers down in the pen, he really is.”
Tigers Closer Rodriguez Says He Contracted Zika VirusRodriguez says he was bedridden for about two weeks with head and body aches, sore joints and other symptoms.
Tyler Collins Sent Down To ToledoMonday night, Tigers OF Tyler Collins had a moment that he will forever regret.
Tigers Bullpen Will Take Shape As Spring Training BeginsOfficial spring training workouts aren’t set to begin until Friday, but the Tigers’ bullpen is already seeing some movement.
Ausmus, Tigers Heading Into 2016 With 'Much, Much Stronger Bullpen'The bullpen’s performance isn’t exactly a favorite topic of manager Brad Ausmus, either. He knows it was shaky at best, brutally bad at times, and inconsistent always.
Tigers' Bruce Rondon Reportedly Recovering From Chikungunya VirusBruce Rondon will reportedly miss the Tigers' winter caravan and TigerFest this week because he's suffering from the Chikungunya virus. The virus is transmitted to humans via mosquitoes.
With Pitching Help, Tigers Hope To Get Back To Playoffs In 2016"I know they’re gonna score a ton of runs, so I know if we do our job on our end … we should have a winning season.”
Avila Happy With Starting Pitching, Bullpen Moves Could Still Come“Starting pitching, we can say we’re happy with the way it is right now."
Avila On Bringing Back Soria: 'We Had Interest In Him From Day One'General manager Al Avila did not want to discuss specifics of what kind of offer was made to Joakim Soria, or why that offer wasn’t beefed up to bring the right-handed reliever back to Detroit.