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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 23: Bobby Parnell #39 of the New York Mets deliver a pitch in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves on July 23, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.The New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Parnell Has Partially Torn Elbow Ligament

Mets closer Bobby Parnell has a partially torn elbow ligament after just 25 pitches this season and might need surgery.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 27:  Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Valverde recorded his sixth save of the season in a 6-5 win. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Valverde, Mets Agree To Minor League Contract

Right-hander Jose Valverde and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract.

97.1 The Ticket–02/12/2014

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

MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 18: Francisco Rodriguez #57 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches in the top of the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins at Miller Park on July 18, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Tigers Showing Interest In Francisco Rodriguez

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Francisco Rodriguez could be the answer for an ailing Detroit Tigers bullpen.

CBS Detroit–07/22/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 27:  Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Valverde recorded his sixth save of the season in a 6-5 win. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Valverde Is Now The ‘Big Hot Dog’

On Saturday, the Toledo Mud Hens rolled out one of the more unique baseball jersey’s I have ever seen.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2013

Boston Red Sox v Detroit Tigers

Five Positives From The Tiger’s Series Against The Angels

It was three games of unwatchable baseball, unless you’re an Angels fan—the offense underperformed when it mattered, the bullpen was atrocious and Rick Porcello looked like the Rick Porcello we’ve known for the last two years.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 12:  Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on May 12, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Valverde gave up the tying run for his first blown save in the Indians 4-3 win over the Tigers. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Valverde Accepts Triple-A Assignment

Detroit Tigers fans may not have seen the last of Jose Valverde after all.

CBS Detroit–06/27/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 4:  Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 4, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Depth Could Jeopardize Postseason Run

Clearly, the Detroit Tigers have some solid relief pitchers. The question is whether they have enough.

CBS Detroit–06/24/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers pitches the baseball against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Mud Hens Pitching Coach Praises Alburquerque Before Call-Up

Touted by his Toledo pitching coach A.J. Sager for becoming more and more consistent with every start for the Mud Hens, righty Al Alburquerque will now get to test his ability at the major league level.

CBS Detroit–06/21/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 23:  Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in front of a sparse crowd during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The game was delayed for one hour due to rain and ended at 11:38 p.m. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

GM: Designation Of Valverde ‘More A Matter Of Getting Him Fixed’

After much speculation as to his role on the Detroit Tigers, former closer Jose Valverde has been designated for assignment.

97.1 The Ticket–06/21/2013

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