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  1. Detroit Tigers Promote Jimenez to Triple-A, Sign Cesar RamosRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Motor City Bengals

    ... bullpen is concerned. So far this season, the new-look Detroit bullpen has been largely been dependable. Francisco Rodriguez , Shane Greene and Justin Wilson have settled in at the back of the bullpen. Additionally, Alex Wilson , Kyle Ryan and Bruce ...

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  2. With Francisco Rodriguez out, Tigers' stretched bullpen delivers in late inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | MLive.com

    When the Detroit Tigers took a one-run lead in the top of the ninth inning on a home run by Miguel Cabrera, it was strange not to see Francisco Rodriguez quickly pop out of his seat, take off his sunglasses and start loosening up. Justin Wilson was in K-Rod's usual role on Wednesday and, upon closer inspection of the bullpen, Rodriguez was nowhere to be seen.

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  3. Jarrod Saltalamacchia's switch pays off in Tigers' win over Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | MLive.com

    ... the walk was the difference," Ausmus said. After scuffling in the sixth, Bruce Rondon, Shane Greene and Francisco Rodriguez faced the minimum nine batters in the final three innings. On the final at-bat of the game, Rodriguez got David Ortiz to ...

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  4. Francisco Rodriguez closes out another Detroit Tigers' win in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | UPI

    There's no such thing as a comfortable save situation, but Francisco Rodriguez 's presence on the mound can certainly take the pressure off. Rodriguez navigated a couple of tough assignments with ease over the past two days, recording a four-out save Monday before securing another slim lead in the Detroit Tigers 9-8 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday.

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  5. Bruce Rondon, Tigers' bullpen impressive in win over Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | ESPN

    ... man Shane Greene , who has carved out an essential niche, delivered a nice-and-tidy 1-2-3 inning. Closer Francisco Rodriguez , who earned a four-out save the night before, recorded the final three outs in the ninth, racking up his 29th save of the ...

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  6. Tigers outslug Red Sox, bullpen holds on for big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | MLive.com

    The Tigers (53-48) will go for a series sweep of the Red Sox on Wednesday at 1:35 p.m.

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  7. Who is the Tigers' most untouchable player?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bless You Boys

    ... did last year - it's a very different group of players they would be looking to deal. Cameron Maybin and Francisco Rodriguez are on somewhat team-friendly contracts that both include an option for the 2017 season. Likewise, J.D. Martinez is ...

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  8. Tigers need more aggressive bullpen management from Brad AusmusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bless You Boys

    ... for Tigers fans to recognize this. Sure, fans ( including us! ) mocked him when Ausmus decided to use Francisco Rodriguez for a four-out save in the exact same situation he passed on two weeks ago. But it's more important for the Tigers that, ...

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  9. Shane Greene is thriving in the Tigers' bullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bless You Boys

    Who has been the Detroit Tigers ' best reliever in 2016? Well, Francisco Rodriguez is the closer and has the lowest ERA on the team at 2.70. Justin Wilson has the most strikeouts , the lowest FIP , and the highest fWAR total .

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  10. As 'stars align' Monday night, Tigers turn to Francisco Rodriguez for extra outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | MLive.com

    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said the "stars have to align" for him to bring in closer Francisco Rodriguez before the ninth inning. On Monday night in Boston, with the Tigers in danger of dropping their third consecutive game in the final innings, he decided the time was right.

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  11. Tigers' Brad Ausmus softens four-out save stance in 'must-win' against Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | ESPN

    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been reluctant to use closer Francisco Rodriguez in a four-out save situation this season, and he has endured a hefty amount of criticism for that stance. On Monday, he made the rare exception and brought in Rodriguez to get the Tigers out of a two-out, bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox .

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  12. Detroit Tigers: Future Fire Sale in the Off-Season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Motor City Bengals

    ... Trade Deadline, but during the off-season. Jul 18, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez (57) pitches in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Detroit won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Rick ...

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  13. Wilson benefits from midseason restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Detroit Tigers

    When Tigers general manager Al Avila praised manager Brad Ausmus on Saturday for his work this season, his key example was bullpen management. It wasn't simply about managing veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez or the setup men Avila signed to help him, but guys like Alex Wilson , last year's do-everything reliever who has struggled for much of this season.

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  14. Tigers add Buck Farmer as 26th man on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | MLive.com

    ... game. The Tigers will begin the suspended game at bat in the top of the ninth inning. Ausmus said closer Francisco Rodriguez will pitch the bottom of the ninth if the Tigers take the lead. Otherwise, Justin Wilson will pitch.

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  15. Leading Off: Kluber vs O's, Cards pitch rookie in primetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Erie Times News

    Detroit Tigers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, left, and relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez celebrate the Tigers' 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox in a baseball game Friday, July 22, 2016, in Chicago. The Associated Press AL Central-leading Cleveland plays its final regular-season game against AL East-leading Baltimore.

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  16. Hey Joe: Why Nathan Will Save the Cubs BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... leadership deficit and bullpen struggles in one fell swoop. Joe has 377 career saves; second only to Francisco Rodriguez among active pitchers and 8th all-time. He's also had two Tommy John surgeries. That's a ratio of 188.5 saves per Tommy John ...

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  17. Game 97 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White SoxRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Bless You Boys

    ... against Kansas City. Today, however, is an ideal day to try and escape with less work- Shane Greene and Francisco Rodriguez are the only relievers who have pitched in the last two days, while the Tigers have an excellent matchup. First, however, ...

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  18. Tigers Twitter mailbag: Buy, sell or stand pat at trade deadline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | MLive.com

    ... man Mike Aviles and veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia -- have little or no trade value. Closer Francisco Rodriguez would have trade value, but he has a $6 million club option for 2017. It would make sense to bring him back if the Tigers plan on ...

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  19. Brad Ausmus Can't Figure Out Who He Wants To Be, Falling Dangerously In The MiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBS Local

    ... For what it's worth, Ausmus sounded an awful lot like an old-school manager when discussing his use of Francisco Rodriguez after Wednesday's game. He brought in K-Rod for the ninth inning of a tie game, but admitted he likely wouldn't have done so ...

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  20. Late HR Doom Tigers, Sox; Rizzo Lifts CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WHTC

    A solo homer by Max Kepler, followed by a two-run blast from Eddie Rosario, all off of Francisco Rodriguez, enabled the visiting Minnesota Twins to down the Tigers on Wednesday, 4-1. Detroit begins a four-game series versus the White Sox on Thursday evening at US Cellular Field, with Mike Pelfrey on the mound for the Bengals against James Shields of the Pale Hose.

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