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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 21:  Dontrelle Willis #21 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third inning during the interleague game at Dodger Stadium on May 21, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dontrelle Willis Ends Comeback Bid, Will Retire

The left-hander was traded with Miguel Cabrera to Detroit after the 2007 season. Willis has been with seven other major league organizations since then.

97.1 The Ticket–03/13/2015

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30 Players: Bethancourt’s Time Is Now Behind The Plate For Atlanta Braves

While Gattis’ questionable catcher skills were a big reason he was jettisoned, the presence of prospect Christian Bethancourt was another, and the timing was right to give the 23-year-old the chance in 2015.

03/13/2015

TORONTO, CANADA - AUGUST 9: Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers looks on in the ninth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 9, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Nathan Booed In Spring Training Game, Says It Does Not Bother Him

“I don’t care, to be honest,” Nathan said. “You know, those guys, to be honest with you, aren’t even on my mind.”

CBS Detroit–03/13/2015

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Will Ferrell Set To Play 9 Positions For 10 Different Teams [VIDEO]

Now he shifts from the silver screen to the baseball diamond for one of his wackiest stunts yet.

97.1 The Ticket–03/12/2015

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30 Players: Storen Entering Make-Or-Break Season With Nationals

Normally, a player entering his sixth full season in the bigs has too much experience for a list like this, but digging deeper, Drew Storen fits here. The Nationals on paper are stacked, with established studs in their rotation from top to bottom and starters set at each position on the field.

03/11/2015

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30 Players: Giles Primed To Close Games For Philadelphia Phillies

A trade is more likely to come midseason, if at all, but the Phillies can feel confident that when the time comes, Ken Giles is waiting in the wings.

03/10/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after loosing his challenge of a call in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Says Losses Of Scherzer, Suh ‘Disheartening’ For Fans

As a fan long before he was a player and manager, Ausmus can see how fans might be upset at the recent departures of Scherzer and Suh.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

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30 Players: Aaron Sanchez May Be Best Bet As Blue Jays Closer

Sometimes it’s best not to mess with a good thing, and Aaron Sanchez in the back end of the Blue Jays’ bullpen near the end of the 2014 season was a very good thing.

03/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Declines To Say Who Will Start Opening Day For Tigers

“I know who might be, but I’m not sure who it is,” Ausmus said Monday.

CBS Detroit–03/09/2015

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers prepares to throw. FILE PHOTO (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Verlander Throws 2 Shutout Innings As Tigers Top Braves, 12-6

Justin Verlander threw two shutout innings in his spring debut as the Detroit Tigers roughed up Shelby Miller and topped the Atlanta Braves’ split squad.

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2015

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