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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13:  Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning at Comerica Park on September 13, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Interested In Joaquin Benoit And Houston Street?

The Padres are receiving the most trade inquiries on back-end bullpen stalwarts Huston Street and Joaquin Benoit, which should come as no surprise considering the seasons they are having and the needs of contenders.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16:  Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers throws the first pitch against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2014

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Does Dombrowski Believe The Happy Story He’s Selling? [BLOG]

Dombrowski shot down reports of getting guys like Shin-Soo Choo and Carlos Beltran and made it very clear that the Tigers will not be players in the free agent market for the rest of the offseason.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Los Angeles Angels in the 9th inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Want Joe Nathan Or Brian Wilson, Expect Drew Smyly To Be Starter

Just as they did during this season, the Detroit Tigers are trying to build a better bullpen.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out in the fifth inning as Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox looks on during Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tigers Decline To Make Qualifying Offers To Benoit, Peralta, Infante

The Detroit Tigers passed up the chance to make $14.1 million qualifying offers to their seven free agents, letting Monday’s deadline pass without making any moves.

CBS Detroit–11/05/2013

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

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Leyland Reveals His ‘Mistake’ In Game 2, Discusses Pitch To Ortiz

Detroit manager Jim Leyland said he should have told Benoit that they did not want Ortiz to beat them.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 8: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April September 8, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Phil Coke Feeling Better, Understands Use Of Joaquin Benoit Against David Ortiz

Coke said the big change since then has been a renewed ability to locate his pitches.

CBS Detroit–10/14/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bullpen Blues Continue As Tigers Waste Early 5-Run Lead

The Detroit Tigers worked hard during the season to shore up their vulnerable bullpen, and despite those efforts, a lack of dependable relief arms took a dramatic toll Sunday.

CBS Detroit–10/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 08: Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Benoit: We Like Going To Oakland, Their Fans Are ‘Into It From The 1st Inning’

Oakland fans just cheer, Detroit fans make you earn it.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2013

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