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Tigers outright reliever Nesbitt to Triple-A

DETROIT — Angel Nesbitt will get another chance at redemption with the Tigers this spring. The club outrighted the right-handed reliever to Triple-A Toledo on Friday after he cleared waivers, having been designated for assignment two weeks ago. It&#

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Tigers’ roster likely to resemble ’16 club

DETROIT — Four weeks have passed since Brad Ausmus forecast a quiet Tigers winter rather than an offseason shakeup. “I just think it’s easy to talk about and harder to do,” Detroit’s manager said at the Winter Meetings. • H

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In ’17, Tigers might be in store for shakeup

DETROIT — Change is coming to the Tigers, as general manager Al Avila warned in September. But change isn’t here yet. 2016 Year in Review Final 2016 MLB stats Final 2016 MLB standings Hot Stove Tracker Select a team ¬–AL East ¬Baltimor

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Tigers claw back in ’16, fall short of playoffs

DETROIT — For the Tigers, 2016 was a season of rebound and renewal, starting with their offseason dealings for proven talent and ending with the success of young prospects. In the end, however, it was a season just shy of a return to the postseason.

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Ausmus views playoff bullpens as anomaly

DETROIT — Like many managers, Brad Ausmus doesn’t expect the heavy bullpen usage that transpired during the postseason to become a regular-season trend. With too many games and too few off-days, the Tigers’ skipper believes relievers 

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Tigers need to define roles for Anibal, Pelfrey

DETROIT — The offseason for potential of big trades has yet to materialize, leaving J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler and other stars still with the Tigers. Unless something surprising happens, Anibal Sanchez and Mike Pelfrey are likely to join them. What

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Dickerson wins Harwell Lifetime Achievement Award

DETROIT — Tigers radio play-by-play broadcaster Dan Dickerson has been honored with the prestigious award that bears the name of his predecessor and mentor. The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association presented Dickerson with the Ernie Harwell Lifet

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Wilson doesn’t fill traditional lefty mold

DETROIT — The Tigers spent a good portion of the Winter Meetings gauging interest in left-hander Justin Wilson as the relief market heated up. Yet with Wilson pitching more effectively against right-handed batters than lefties this past season, he&#

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