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  1. Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals

    Sep 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    This was a day of missed opportunities for the Royals.

  2. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

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    Beer showers on the Beltway as the Nats and Orioles both clinch

  3. Joakim Soria rejoins the Tigers’ bullpen

    Sep 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Soria appeared in just six games for the Tigers after they acquired him from the Rangers and was horrible with a 10.38 ERA, but prior to the trade he had a 2.70 ERA and 42/4 K/BB ratio in 33 innings for Texas.

  4. The Royals ran themselves out of an inning and back into a tie for first place

    Sep 10, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

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    An out on the basepaths killed a Royals would-be rally.

  5. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EDT

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    Yusmeiro Petit was a study in efficiency as the Giants solidified their hold on the top wild card slot in the National League and pulled to within two and a half of the Dodgers.

  6. Joakim Soria nears return to the Tigers’ bullpen

    Sep 8, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Tigers reliever Joakim Soria threw a simulated game this morning and felt good enough that he could be cleared to come off the disabled list as soon as Wednesday, according to Jason Beck of MLB.com.

  7. Joe Nathan has a sore elbow

    Sep 8, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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    Nathan has a 5.04 ERA and a career-high six blown saves in the first season of a two-year, $20 million deal.

  8. Joakim Soria throws second bullpen, nears return to the Tigers

    Sep 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

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    Joakim Soria had another successful bullpen session. If he suffers no ill effects, the Tigers will take the next step to bring him along for an eventual return to the bullpen.

  9. Joe Nathan apologizes to Tigers fans for chin-flick gesture

    Aug 14, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    “I have two kids and I need to be a better example for them.”

  10. Brad Ausmus sticking with Joe Nathan as the Tigers’ closer

    Aug 9, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Joe Nathan blew his seventh save on Saturday afternoon, but manager Brad Ausmus gave his closer a vote of confidence.

  11. Blue Jays beat Tigers in 10 innings after Joe Nathan blows save in ninth

    Aug 9, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Casey Janssen blew a save for the Blue Jays last night. Today it was Joe Nathan’s turn.

  12. David Price shines in his Tigers debut

    Aug 6, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT

    David Pice

    He was excellent on Tuesday night. And he showed why the Tigers will be better for having him every other night.

  13. Tigers, not Orioles, sign A’s castoff Jim Johnson

    Aug 5, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

    Jim Johnson

    Jim Johnson worked out for the Orioles after being released by the A’s and most people assumed he was ready for a reunion in Baltimore, but not so fast says Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com.

  14. Joe Nathan makes the case to keep his job

    Jul 25, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

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    With Joakim Soria watching from the sidelines, the Tigers embattled closer shuts down one of the best offenses in baseball.

  15. Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from the Rangers

    Jul 23, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Kyle Bogenschutz of Scout.com and Detroit’s 97.1 The Ticket reports that the Tigers have acquired reliever Joakim Soria from the Rangers for pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi says the deal is only pending physical exams.

  16. The Tigers are interested in Joakim Soria

    Jul 18, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT

    Joakim Soria AP

    The Tigers need bullpen help. Soria is bullpen help.

  17. Report: Tigers interested in Joakim Soria, Jason Frasor, Chad Qualls

    Jul 5, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Father Time appears to be catching up with Joe Nathan, so the Tigers are looking to the trade market to fortify the late innings.

  18. The Tigers’ bullpen woes continue

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    Detroit’s bullpen is the worst in the American League. And it doesn’t seem to matter who’s closing.

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Jordan Zimmermann was on point and the Nationals have won seven of their past nine and are now tied for first place.

  20. Joe Nathan is showing major signs of decline at age 39

    Jun 4, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

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    Joe Nathan has been one of the best closers in baseball for a decade, saving 354 games with a 2.85 ERA, but at age 39 he’s finally showing signs of decline in his first season with the Tigers.

  21. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  22. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 30, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT

    Josh Collmeter

    A gem from Josh Collmenter, an ugly dud from the Braves and a horrible, horrible bit of stream of consciousness from me about what would happen if the season ended today.

  23. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 29, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT

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    Ryan Howard walked the Phillies off with a three-run homer. Josh Donaldson did the same thing for the Athletics. Really, if you weren’t hitting walkoff three-run homers last night, we don’t want to know you.

  24. Tigers sign Joel Hanrahan

    May 2, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT

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    The Tigers have signed right-hander Joel Hanrahan, who recently held a workout for teams to show them how he’s progressing in a return from Tommy John elbow surgery.

  25. VIDEO: Albert Pujols slugs his 498th career home run

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Watch as Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved to within two home runs of the big 500-homer milestone on Saturday afternoon against Tigers closer Joe Nathan …

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