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  1. Huston Street gets his 300th career save

    Jul 23, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Huston Street

    He’s tied for 25th all time with Jason Isringhausen and Bruce Sutter.

  2. Homer Bailey underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday

    May 8, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

    Homer Bailey

    Homer Bailey had Tommy John surgery on Friday, which will likely keep him out until midseason in 2016.

  3. Joe Nathan doesn’t plan to retire

    Apr 23, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan

    Joe Nathan will undergo Tommy John surgery and intends to work his way back instead of retiring. He turns 41 years old in November.

  4. Career over? Joe Nathan needs Tommy John surgery

    Apr 23, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT

    Joe Nathan Tigers

    One of the best closers of all time.

  5. Joe Nathan throws off a mound for the first time since suffering an elbow injury

    Apr 18, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan

    Joe Nathan could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Wednesday.

  6. Tigers place closer Joe Nathan on the disabled list

    Apr 8, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan

    Joakim Soria steps into the closer role.

  7. Joe West makes another fan: Torii Hunter rips his “terrible” game-ending call

    Apr 6, 2015, 5:48 PM EDT

    Joe West

    “I think he had a dinner reservation or a concert to play in.”

  8. 2015 Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Mar 16, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    Can the Tigers win a fifth straight AL Central title?

  9. Joe Nathan is still a mess

    Mar 12, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan Tigers

    Nathan, whose first season in Detroit included a 4.81 ERA and lots of boos from Tigers fans, allowed six runs while recording two outs this afternoon.

  10. Joe Nathan: “I don’t want people thinking that I’m done”

    Jan 23, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joe Nathan Tigers

    Nathan is under contract for $10 million in 2015.

  11. What to watch for at the 2014 Winter Meetings

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Grand Hyatt

    HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.

  12. Tigers re-sign rehabbing Joel Hanrahan

    Nov 14, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

    Joel Hanrahan Getty

    Joe Nathan’s grip on the closer job is anything but secure and now the Tigers have former All-Star closers Hanrahan and Joakim Soria as other ninth-inning options.

  13. The Tigers exercise their option on Joakim Soria

    Oct 31, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

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    The only question for next season is what inning he’ll pitch.

  14. Joe Nathan will be on a short leash as the Tigers’ closer next season

    Oct 16, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan Tigers

    “He has to perform up to the capabilities required of doing it.”

  15. Tigers face losing Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez to free agency

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:17 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    GM Dave Drombowski and owner Mike Ilitch will have to dig deep to keep the team together this winter.

  16. Playoff Reset: Both AL Division Series Get Underway

    Oct 2, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Buck Showalter

    Max Scherzer vs. Chris Tillman in the early evening, Jason Vargas vs. Jered Weaver for the nightcap.

  17. Ron Gardenhire: Too much of the credit, too much of the blame

    Sep 29, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Ron Gardenhire

    For a few years there, I saw it as my personal mission to the spread the gospel of Ron Gardenhire.

  18. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

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

    Sep 24, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

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    Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates light a victory cigar as they clinch their second straight playoff appearance.

  20. Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals

    Sep 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Hunter AP

    This was a day of missed opportunities for the Royals.

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

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EDT

    Washington Nationals Celebrate

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

  22. Joakim Soria rejoins the Tigers’ bullpen

    Sep 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

    Joakim Soria Tigers

    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.

  23. 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.

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