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Could reliever Casey Janssen help the Detroit Tigers' bullpen?

Former Toronto Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is a free agent. Would he help the Tigers in 2016? It's no secret that the Detroit Tigers are looking to upgrade their bullpen this offseason, and that would include finding a closer, a set up man, and maybe (hopefully) more. One problem: there are no current closers available on the free agent market -- although Joakim Soria held down the ninth inning in Detroit for the better part of 2015 -- but there are a few pitchers with recent ninth inning experience. One of the first moves of the offseason came when the Washington Nationals declined...

Nats decline options on Janssen, McLouth

The Nationals declined to pick up contract options for reliever Casey Janssen and outfielder Nate McLouth on Monday, making both veterans free agents along with six others who officially hit the market on the day after the World Series ended. Janssen and McLouth join right-handers Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister, shortstop Ian Desmond, center fielder…

Roster review: Casey Janssen

Age on Opening Day 2016: 34 How acquired: Signed as free agent Feb. 2015 MLB service time: 8 years, 63 days 2015 salary+bonuses: $3.5 million Contract status: $7 million mutual option for 2016 with $1.5 million buyout 2015 stats: 48 G, 40 IP, 38 H, 22 R, 22 ER, 5 HR, 8 BB, 27 K, 1.150 WHIP, 2-5, 4.95 ERA, 4.08 FIP, 0.0 WAR Quotable: “It’s kind of a…

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