Jose Valverde

Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after beating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-1 at Comerica Park on July 19, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Announce Valverde’s Return After Rainout

From Class A to closer: Jose Valverde is returning to the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2013

CINCINNATI, OH - JUNE 9: Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 9, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Tigers won 3-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jose Valverde Solid At Extended Spring Training

Tigers reliever Jose Valverde took one step closer to pitching for Triple-A Toledo on Monday as he completed two innings of work in an extended spring training game

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2013

Gator Reacts To The Jose Valverde Signing

Gator: ‘Not A Fan’ Of Jose Valverde Signing

Dave Dombrowski has just made a move that will be criticized for days and weeks to come as the Tigers have signed Jose Valverde to a minor league contract.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tigers Sign Jose Valverde To A Minor League Deal

According to Tigers TV play-by-play man Mario Impemba , the Detroit Tigers have signed their former closer Jose Valverde to a minor league deal.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2013

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Tigers Relying On Bruce Rondon To Bolster Back Of Bullpen

The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  General manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers celebrates on the field after the Tigers won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Says Club Not Eyeing Another Closer — Yet

The Tigers may not have a closer issue yet, but they could be working toward one if hard-throwing 22-year-old Bruce Rondon doesn’t find the strike zone.

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Interested In Jose Valverde As ‘Safety Net’

Tigers manager Jim Leyland is interested in bringing former closer Jose Valverde back as a “safety net” for the closer role if the sides can agree to financial terms, according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2013

Jose Valverde #46 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after beating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-1 at Comerica Park on July 19, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Leyland On Valverde: ‘I’m Totally Shocked’ He Doesn’t Have A Job

There was no way the Tigers could bring Jose Valverde back, not after what happened last October.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a pop out fly to left field against Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants to end the sixth inning during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Pick Up Option On Jhonny Peralta And Octavio Dotel

Tigers have announced they have picked up the club options for 2013 on both Octavio Dotel & Jhonny Peralta.

97.1 The Ticket–10/30/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 23: Manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers answers questions during World Series Media Day at AT&T Park on October 23, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Tigers play the San Francisco Giants tomorrow in game one of the World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

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