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.
Just as they did during this season, the Detroit Tigers are trying to build a better bullpen.
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.
The Detroit Tigers bullpen looks a bit like Jekyll and Hyde – perfectly capable and normal one day, downright frightening the next.
Detroit manager Jim Leyland said he should have told Benoit that they did not want Ortiz to beat them.
Coke said the big change since then has been a renewed ability to locate his pitches.
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.
Oakland fans just cheer, Detroit fans make you earn it.
With others having breakout and career seasons, 97.1 The Ticket’s Terry Foster lists another Tigers player as most valuable.
Tigers closer Joaquin Benoit earned his 23rd save Tuesday, striking out three while giving up one hit in a scoreless ninth inning as the Tigers beat the Twins, 4-2.