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Tigers Deal Farnsworth to Braves at Deadline

At the last minute, the Tigers decided to jump into the trade deadline waters, dealing closer Kyle Farnsworth to the Atlanta Braves for two pitching prospects. Farnsworth and a player to be named later (to be named some time in August) were acquired from the Chicago Cubs in February in exchange for three prospects, including third baseman Scott Moore.

Slated to be the setup man for Detroit this season, Kyle Farnsworth excelled in that role, and was pitching well as the closer after assuming the role when high-priced free agent Troy Percival went down with a season-ending arm injury. In 46 appearances, Kyle had posted a 1-1 record with 15 holds and 6 saves, and had notched a 2.32 ERA while striking out more than a batter per inning. Since...

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