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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Is Phil Coke The New Brandon Inge? [BLOG]

Remember a time when Detroit Tiger fans loved Brandon Inge?

97.1 The Ticket–04/09/2014

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Phil Coke: ‘Of Course I Feel Like I Can Get The Job Done’

Brad Ausmus offered the well-worn caveat that relievers often find it harder to pitch in no-pressure situations than in close games.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2014

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Tigers Agree To Terms On One-Year Contract With Phil Coke

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, thus avoiding arbitration.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 8: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April September 8, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Phil Coke Feeling Better, Understands Use Of Joaquin Benoit Against David Ortiz

Coke said the big change since then has been a renewed ability to locate his pitches.

CBS Detroit–10/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 4:  Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 4, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Phil Coke Shut Down With Elbow Tenderness After Two More Shaky Outings

Tuesday, Phil Coke could have been given the benefit of the doubt. Wednesday, there was no such relief.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 17:  Jose Alvarez #52 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after getting the final out of the eighth inning while playing the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park on September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 6-2.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bolstered Bullpen Peaking As Tigers Head Toward Postseason

After significant shuffling and several additions, the bullpen looks ready for postseason play – just in time. Is the worrying over?

CBS Detroit–09/18/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 28: Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers leaves the game against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning on September 28, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Phil Coke Disagrees With Triple-A Demotion, Says ‘Few Mistakes’ Cost Him

Phil Coke stood by his locker, a pained expression on his face, a signed paper with his minor league assignment in his pants pocket.

CBS Detroit–08/21/2013

Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the eighth inning during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on June 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Coke Sent To Toledo – Expected To Return In September

Tigers veteran left hand reliever Phil Coke is being sent down to the team’s top minor league team in Toledo.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2013

Phil Coke of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the ninth inning of the Opening Day game on April 1, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose To Twins, Coke Sent To Minors

The fans that stuck around rose to their feet only to go home disappointed when the reigning AL MVP swung and missed on a third strike.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 4:  Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on June 4, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Phil Coke: ‘Something’s Got To Give’

Phil Coke is as aggravated as anybody about how the Detroit Tigers – himself included – are playing right now.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2013

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