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Do the Tigers Need Another Reliever?

Can Nathan be the closer on a playoff team?

With a bullpen that has struggled mightily all season, it was reasonable to assume the Tigers needed to overhaul their relief corp. if they were serious about a deep run in October. However, with the acquisition of Joakim Soria, does the bullpen really need another arm? We examine.

For starters, let’s make sure we frame the question properly. The Tigers as it stands today, and as it stood a week ago even before the Joakim Soria trade, have a strong enough team to win the AL Central. Could the Royals (or the Indians) put together a strong second half and give the Tigers a run for their money? Of course – its baseball, anything can happen. But the Tigers have a five game lead... Recommended Stories

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