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Analysis: With status of Detroit Tigers' Joe Nathan in doubt, pressure could shift to Al Alburquerque

Analysis: With status of Detroit Tigers' Joe Nathan in doubt, pressure could shift to Al Alburquerque

Every bit of bad news the Tigers get regarding the bullpen means the pressure increases on the remaining relievers. Outside of Joakim Soria, Alburquerque is the most talented guy out there. The pressure is on. DETROIT -- Fans of the Detroit Tigers would be right to wonder just when -- or if -- they are going to see right-hander Joe Nathan again. Which means they might see more of Al Alburquerque in tight situations late in games than anyone might have expected to when spring training began about two months ago. Nathan left a rehabilitation appearance after just...

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