Seattle Acquires Benoit From Padres For 2 Minor LeaguersSeattle added to its bullpen Thursday, acquiring 38-year-old right-hander Joaquin Benoit from the San Diego Padres for two minor league prospects — right-handed pitcher Enyel De Los Santos and infielder Nelson Ward.
Padres Pick Up Option On Benoit, Let Barmes GoThe San Diego Padres have exercised a $7.5 million club option on the contract for right-hander Joaquin Benoit for the 2016 season and declined their $2 million option on infielder Clint Barmes.
First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy RosterEvery year, it's the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
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.
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.
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.
Report: Tigers Want Joe Nathan Or Brian Wilson, Expect Drew Smyly To Be StarterJust as they did during this season, the Detroit Tigers are trying to build a better bullpen.
Tigers Decline To Make Qualifying Offers To Benoit, Peralta, InfanteThe 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.
Leyland Says He Has No Issues With Bullpen, Believes In BenoitThe Detroit Tigers bullpen looks a bit like Jekyll and Hyde - perfectly capable and normal one day, downright frightening the next.
Leyland Reveals His 'Mistake' In Game 2, Discusses Pitch To OrtizDetroit manager Jim Leyland said he should have told Benoit that they did not want Ortiz to beat them.
Phil Coke Feeling Better, Understands Use Of Joaquin Benoit Against David OrtizCoke said the big change since then has been a renewed ability to locate his pitches.
Bullpen Blues Continue As Tigers Waste Early 5-Run LeadThe 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.