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Old 04-23-2013, 08:27 PM
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Default Jose Valverde Back With Tigers as CLOSER

I still can't figure it out.

This guy was told by everyone in the MLB he doesn't belong in a bullpen this season and now he has been handed the Closers job.

Craziness.

http://www.freep.com/article/2013042...alverde-report
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:35 PM
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Should be amusing.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:59 PM
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Funny, I was assured by many people on this board that money is absolutely no object for Mike Illych, the Tigers owner. Yet they made no attempt to sign Soriano, the only viable closer on the open market.

It might not cost them the division, but it'll probably cost them the championship.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:11 PM
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This news would excite me if the Sox had an offense that could hit even the ****ty pitchers.

As it stands Valverde's ERA against our losers will probably be 0 with no blown saves.
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:02 AM
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I look forward to him getting enough saves against the Sox to keep him in the closer spot, only to melt down in the postseason again. This guy's failures make me wildly happy.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:15 PM
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I smell desperation, Batman.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:19 PM
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Papa Assclown blew his first of the season today. I like where this is going.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:44 PM
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Papa Assclown blew his first of the season today. I like where this is going.
That's the Valverde I know and love. Good job jackass. Keep it up.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:56 AM
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You can't spell closer without loser.
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:14 AM
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Valverde had another blown save last night (second in 2 weeks) and has given up 5 HR in his last 5 1/3 innings.
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:56 AM
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Valverde had another blown save last night (second in 2 weeks) and has given up 5 HR in his last 5 1/3 innings.
My girlfriend called me at 5:00 this morning, screaming for his head on a pike. The Tigers need to make a move.
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