Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

Reinforcements Finally Coming for Reeling, Ailing Detroit Tigers
April 20th, 2016 at 3:22 PM
The Detroit Tigers got back Blaine Hardy for Tuesday night's game. ***VIDEO1*** Hardy, however, was touched up for a three run shot, helping the Tigers lose to the Kansas City Royals 8-6 in a sloppy affair. It wasn't the pitcher's fault, however, that the team struggled to plate runners all night long...

Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Impressing Early on and Helping to Carry Team
April 13th, 2016 at 1:49 PM
By this time last year, the Detroit Tigers already had a full-blown crisis on their hands. ***VIDEO1*** Their closer had injured himself, setting in motion the complete and utter collapse of the entire bullpen operation. Injuries beget inconsistencies, and the Tigers struggled to put away games start to finish Over the offseason, a...

Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen Under Fire Again After Troubling Opening Day Victory
April 6th, 2016 at 11:32 AM
The Detroit Tigers spent the better part of five months trying to renovate their bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** The hope? Dividends of the changes would appear immediately, with Francisco Rodriguez locking down the ninth inning while Mark Lowe capably ruled the eighth. Victories would be easier, because the team wouldn't have to worry about...

Bobby Parnell Could Still Factor in For Detroit Tigers’ Bullpen After Heading to Toledo Mud Hens
March 31st, 2016 at 12:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers' 2016 roster is beginning to come into shape, and one of the players that was cut has found a home within the organization. ***VIDEO1*** Reliever Bobby Parnell, who pitched decently and had an up and down spring with the team, accepted an assignment to pitch with the Toledo Mud...

Detroit Tigers Send Bruce Rondon to Toledo MudHens to Start 2016, Cut Two Others
March 29th, 2016 at 9:47 AM
The Detroit Tigers are beginning to trim their roster down to the brass tax before opening day comes calling next week. ***VIDEO1*** Reliever Bruce Rondon, who was facing an important offseason after being dismissed from the team last year, was the most notable of three Monday cuts the team made, getting sent...