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ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 03: C.J. Cron #20 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on from the dugout in the eleventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On Sunday

The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?

10/05/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Joba Chamberlain #44 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout after giving up a run in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Déjà Vu: Tigers Bullpen Again Hampering Postseason Run

Phil Coke now has a postseason ERA of 27.00. Joakim Soria has a postseason ERA of 45.00. Joba Chamberlain has a postseason ERA of 108.00.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Minnesota Twins and a Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Explains Why He Sticks With Nathan At Closer Rather Than Soria

“If you have a guy who can pitch the seventh, the eighth and the ninth, that’s a lot more secure than having a guy who can just pitch the eighth and the ninth,” Ausmus continued.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Joba Chamberlain #44 of the Detroit Tigers looks on while pitching in the eighth inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers won the game 9-5. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things You Need To Know About Tigers Open Workout [BLOG]

“People can say what they want. I could really give two (expletive) to be honest with you. We know how good we are. At the end of the day, we’re going to go through bumps and bruises but everybody does. We know what we have and obviously we continue to do it and we’ve put ourselves in a good position.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: Joba Chamberlain #44 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with the fans a win over the Minnesota Twins and a Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

One Goal Achieved, More Ahead: Tigers ‘Didn’t Break’ Joba Chamberlain Says, But ‘We’ve Bent A Little Bit’

At some points this season, it looked like the Tigers – a World Series favorite since before the season began – could end up as a wild card or even miss the playoffs altogether.

CBS Detroit–09/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Minnesota Twins and a Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan: ‘To Be In This Situation Is What I Came Here For’

As fans chanted “Let’s go, Joe! Let’s go, Joe!” and stood together, Nathan threw a one-two-three inning, sealing the deal for Detroit, which has now won the division in four straight seasons.

CBS Detroit–09/29/2014

Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Will Win … Money Back Guarantee?

How frustrated are the fans with the struggles of the Tigers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Seattle Mariners in the ninth inning of the game at Comerica Park on August 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Mariners 4-2.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Reads Mean Tweets About Himself [VIDEO]

Put that coffee down, Joe! Coffee’s for closers.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Seattle Mariners in the ninth inning of the game at Comerica Park on August 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Mariners 4-2.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Reads Seven Mean Tweets About Himself

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) He’s only human, folks, so no matter how much you feel justified in spewing hate at the man who seems to let you down on the mound over and over — it may […]

97.1 The Ticket–08/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win over the Seattle Mariners in the ninth inning of the game at Comerica Park on August 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Mariners 4-2.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Nathan Says He Thinks Fans Are Too Hard On Him And Coke

Nathan said part of the continued harshness by fans could stem from the fact that fans might not see the improvement of him and Coke.

CBS Detroit–08/18/2014

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