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  1. Tigers have bullpen lined up for Game 6

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland on Saturday afternoon first ruled out any chance that ace Justin Verlander could be available to pitch to even a single batter in a potential Game 7. Verlander threw 133 pitches in 7 1/3 innings in the T...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  2. Tigers' pen down to Coke and a smile

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland ruled workhorse relievers Joaquin Benoit and closer Jose Valverde out for today's crucial Game 5, a potential damaging blow to Detroit's hopes of staying alive. "Truthfully," Leyland said, "I want to try to ge...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  3. 2011 ALCS -- Jose Valverde, Joaquin Benoit won't pitch for Detroi...

    Jeff Caplan

    Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland announced that closer Jose Valverde and setup man Joaquin Benoit will not be available out of the bullpen Thursday in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  4. Bullpen wrap: Job gets done, family style

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- In the hallway outside the Texas Rangers' celebratory clubhouse and away from the media horde, catcher Mike Napoli wrapped his burly, tattooed arms around the tall, lanky frame of flamethrower Alexi Ogando. They embraced for a few momen...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  5. Martinez, Young Game 4 status uncertain

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland said designated hitter Victor Martinez and outfielder Delmon Young are receiving treatment and their status for this afternoon's Game 4 is uncertain. "That's on hold," Leyland said. Martinez injured his obl...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  6. The run Detroit didn't try to score

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Take your pick on chances the Detroit Tigers had to score and failed -- particularly in the first two innings of Games 1 and 2 -- but they've got to be second-guessing the ninth-inning decision not send Ramon Santiago home. Wit...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  7. Injured Delmon Young forced into Game 2

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Detroit Tigers left-field and No. 3-hitter Delmon Young, left off the ALCS roster due to a strained left oblique, has replaced the injured Magglio Ordonez and will try to play in today's Game 2 against the Texas Rangers, who hold ...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  8. Jim Leyland considers Wash 'my friend'

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has been around the big leagues a long time and he credits the turnaround of the Texas Rangers franchise to the club's skipper. "Ron Washington is tremendous. He is a motivational guy. He know...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  9. Slugger Delmon Young's status is uncertain

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Friday afternoon that doctors are examining left fielder Delmon Young and he won't know the slugger's status for Saturday's Game 1 and beyond at least until later tonight. Young hit a hom...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  10. 2011 ALCS -- Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young uncertain for Game 1

    Jeff Caplan

    Tigers slugger Delmon Young opened his trip to the AL Championship Series with a doctor's examination.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011