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Bless You Boys
Tigers' left field situation gives Dave Dombrowski another moment to seize
The Tigers employ the best player in baseball---a two-time defending league MVP.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
After Joe Nathan, Tigers bullpen remains unsettled
Thinking back a year to those Grapefruit League games of March, it's amazing, the tension that hung over Bruce Rondon's every appearance and pitch.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
New York Post
Davis and Duda still ailing
The Mets' battle for first base still hasn't begun in earnest, thanks to lingering injuries to Ike Davis and Lucas Duda .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Motor City Bengals: Three Tigers that will produce in 2014 - and three that won't
The Detroit Tigers have several players hitting crossroads in the 2014 season. For some, their efforts during this season will decide if they have a future in Detroit.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Peralta's free-agent exit, Iglesias' injury create new rotation of Tigers' four shortstops
As he played shortstop the past few years for the Tigers, Jhonny Peralta inspired many comments about his lack of range.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New York Post
Metsa - Dominican Mafia' benefiting from Valverde's presence
New York Mets pitcher Jose Valverde peeks his head out from behind a metal fence and flashes his best smile.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
2014 Mets Season Preview: Jose Valverde
When the Mets signed Jose Valverde to a minor league contract, the general consensus was that it was a decent low-risk move, high-reward move.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Bless You Boys
Tigers looking for a few good men to fill bullpen roles
When Joaquin Benoit surrendered a game-tying grand slam to Boston's David Ortiz in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park last October, Tigers fans knew at once that the accident that had been waiting to happen.... had just happened.
Double G Sports
Mets' Invitation of Jose Valverde to Camp Could Be Invitation to Trouble
It was bound to happen. The Mets, in their quest to bolster the perpetually-in-need-of-bolstering setup corps of their bullpen, have turned to Jose Valverde as a non-roster invitee for spring training.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
J.J. Putz, the human glacier
If you're looking for a good time to hit the restrooms at Chase, you might want to hold off until J.J. Putz enters the game.
Motor City Bengals
Detroit Tigers Should Pursue Johan Santana
Dave Dombrowski seems fairly content to go into the season with the roster he currently has, though injuries or spring struggles can change perspectives quickly in March.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Newark Star-Ledger
Jose Valverde happy to be with Mets and put last year behind him
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Twenty games, a 5.59 ERA, and an August 7th release. That was Jose Valverde's 2013 season and it's all a distant memory to him now.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Mets reliever Kyle Farnsworth joins bullpen after rocky 2013 season
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Kyle Farnsworth freely admits that last season was not an even one for him.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Tigers think move to bullpen might help Casey Crosby locate some control
Their fans all but needed group therapy to recover from past trauma, some of it induced by Jose Valverde, some brought on by Joaquin Benoit and the October change-up he was sure would fool David Ortiz.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Wednesday's baseball roundup: Mets sign ex-Tiger Jose Valverde to minor-league deal
The New York Mets have signed former Tigers closer Jose Valverde, 35, to a minor-league contract, the Mets announced Wednesday.
Mets sign RP Valverde to minor league deal
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Trying to stabilize their bullpen with veteran arms, the New York Mets have signed right-hander Jose Valverde to a minor-league contract with a spring-training invite.
Detroit Free Press
Former Tigers Jose Valverde, Zach Miner find new teams
Former Detroit Tigers reliever Jose Valverde warms up in the bullpen July 3, 2013, in Toledo.
Mets Sign Former Elite Closer Jose Valverde To Minor-League Deal
The reliever has received an invitation to major-league spring training. If he makes the club, the 35-year-old will make $1 million, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Mets sign Valverde to minor league deal
The New York Mets signed pitcher Jose Valverde to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training on Wednesday.
Mets sign Jose Valverde
The Mets have signed free-agent RHP Jose Valverde to a minor league contract with an invite to major league Spring Training.