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Tigers unconditionally release Jose Valverde

Consider this the end of the Papa Grande era in Detroit — for now. The Detroit Tigers announced today the unconditional release of relief pitcher Jose Valverde, who had been pitching in Triple-A Toledo...

Jose Valverde signs a minor league deal with the Tigers

The Tigers grand bullpen experiment — which really isn’t a closer-by-committee thing — will apparently not last indefinitely: Valverde will not join the big club immediately, Reusse reports. He’ll presumably go to Lakeland to...