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PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 21:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 21, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Detroit won 4-3. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Relief Roles A Matter Of Routine

When Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez won the MVP in 1984, he pitched in 80 games.

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COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 24:  Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members during induction weekend on July 24, 2010 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility To 10 Years

Three players with 11-15 years will remain eligible: Don Mattingly (15th year in 2015), Alan Trammell (14th) and Lee Smith (13th).

CBS Detroit–07/26/2014

LAKELAND - MARCH 5:  Designated hitter Dmitri Young #25 of the Detroit Tigers swings at a New York Yankees pitch during their Pre Season game on March 5, 2005 at Joker Merchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers won 9-8.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former Tiger Dmitri Young Is Looking VERY Slim These Days [PHOTO]

After all of the problems “Da Meat Hook” had in his last season with the Tigers, he is looking pretty good in his post-baseball endeavors.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 08:  Joakim Soria #28 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the top of the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 8, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Soria A Strong Addition To Detroit Bullpen

The Tigers added one of the game’s better relievers this week, acquiring Soria, but that may only be the beginning of a significant overhaul in the way Detroit approaches the late innings.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]

07/25/2014

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7 Athletes Who Have Bizarre And Unusual Superstitions

We all know athletes have a ritual, routine, tradition or whatever you want to call it leading up to games. However, these 7 athletes have the most bizarre and unusual superstitions in the game.

07/25/2014

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10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.

07/24/2014

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Don’t Change Shift Rules, Just Learn to Hit! [BLOG]

This year there have been more extreme infield shifts in baseball than ever before.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2014

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