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PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 29: Relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo #37 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch during a game against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on August 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Targeting Phillies Reliever Bastardo, Possibly Papelbon

Bastardo is in the midst of his sixth season with the Phillies, posting a 3.38 ERA with 51 strikeouts and 24 walks.

97.1 The Ticket–11 hours ago

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

15 hours ago

Minnesota Twins v Detroit Tigers

Indians Top Tigers 6-2 And 5-2, Sweep Doubleheader

Ian Krol and Joba Chamberlain combined to pitch 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief before Nathan gave up two hits, two walks — one intentional — and struck out two in the pivotal ninth.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26:  Corey Knebel #49 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Knebel To Replace Smith

The Tigers have also transferred right-hander Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day disabled list.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 15:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers walks back to the dugout after striking out during the first inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on June 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Sputter, Lose To Indians 6-2 In Doubleheader Opener

Kluber had little trouble with the Detroit lineup — he did not allow a baserunner after the fifth, striking out the side in the seventh.

97.1 The Ticket–07/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17:  Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bullpen Struggles As Tigers Fall To Indians, 9-3

Anibal Sanchez retired the first seven batters he faced and had a 3-0 lead. He ended up giving up four runs, six hits, walking one and striking out seven in an uneven performance.

97.1 The Ticket–07/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 3:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his home run with Eugenio Suarez #30 of the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park on July 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Five Tigers To Watch In The Second Half

Here’s a look at which Detroit players will be particularly key in sending the Tigers farther in the playoffs than last season.

CBS Detroit–07/17/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

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