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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/22/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 30:  Alex Wilson #30 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the fifth inning during a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on April 30, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Content Without Specific Role, Wilson Flourishing In Detroit Bullpen

Some relievers relish a defined role in the bullpen. Alex Wilson has thrived without that kind of relative stability.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

The latest item paying homage to the good looks of Tigers manager Brad Ausmus can be purchased for $26. (Photo from Etsy)

Tigers Poke Fun At Ausmus With T-Shirt With His Picture And Caption ‘Dreamy’

Ausmus said he suspected veteran catcher Alex Avila bought and distributed the shirts, but he was not sure.

CBS Detroit–05/21/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 3:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run as he rounds first in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals on May 3, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Can Cabrera Hit 700 HRs? ‘Sometimes I’m Scared’

Cabrera is currently 52nd on the all-time list for career home runs.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 4: Right fielder Tyler Collins #18 of the Detroit Tigers runs into the wall chasing down a fly ball hit by Michael Brantley #23 of the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on September 4, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Collins On Call-Up To Tigers: ‘I Feel Like I Belong Here’

“Hopefully I can stick this time and show them that I can play,” Collins said before Tuesday’s game, in which he had a hit and a walk.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rondon Will Make Rehab Start Thursday

After talking at length about the decision to place Martinez on the disabled list, Ausmus provided updates on Rondon and Verlander.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 11: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on April 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Placing Victor Martinez On DL: ‘It Wasn’t Victor’s Choice’

Designated hitter Victor Martinez did not want to go on the disabled list. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus overruled him Monday night.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

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How Much Does The First Month Of The MLB Season Matter?

Does first place really matter in May? Does last place? We broke down 20 years of baseball history to find out.

05/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 20: Designated hitter Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers scores the game winning run during the seventh inning of the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Yankees 2-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Place Victor Martinez On 15-Day Disabled List

Martinez had been battling soreness in the knee for some time. He underwent surgery on it before the season after tearing his meniscus.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Can Cabrera Be The New Home Run King?

Let the comparisons begin. Miguel Cabrera hit his 400th home run over the weekend against the St. Louis Cardinals.

05/19/2015

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