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Grand Rapids Press May 14, 2015
Detroit Tigers notebook: Al Alburquerque trending in right direction after making mechanical adjustment

Detroit Tigers notebook: Al Alburquerque trending in right direction after making mechanical adjustment

Al Alburquerque was arguably the the most consistent pitcher the Tigers had in their bullpen last season. But its been an entirely different story for him this season. DETROIT -- There will be a time this season when the Detroit Tigers will need to bring in a reliever in the late innings in a close game with a runner in scoring position. And the Tigers will need that reliever to get a much-needed strikeout. It's a job that manager Brad Ausmus thinks reliever Al Alburquerque can handle. "Especially against the right-handed hitter, I think he has the ability to get...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2015
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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