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Denver Post Jul 31, 2015

John Axford out as Rockies closer

John Axford, who's recent struggles on the mound have cost the Rockies dearly, is out as closer. At least for now.
Denver Post Jul 27, 2015
Rockies closer John Axford is not sweating impending trade deadline

Rockies closer John Axford is not sweating impending trade deadline

Closer John Axford has pitched for five big-league teams in the last three seasons. With Friday's nonwaiver trade deadline looming and contenders searching for bullpen help, Axford knows being moved again is a possibility.
Bless You Boys Jul 20, 2015

MLB trade rumors: Tigers have inquired about John Axford

The Tigers have shown interest in Colorado Rockies relief pitcher John Axford. Could he be headed to Detroit? The Detroit Tigers are believed to be one of several teams interested in Rockies reliever John Axford and have inquired on the 32-year-old, according to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi. Axford has 16 saves in 17 opportunities for Colorado this season, along with a 2.36 ERA. Of interest with Axford is team control. He's under contract through 2016, so trading for him would be much like Joakim Soria or hypothetically Jose Veras -- a lockdown reliever who isn't just a rental. The extra team...

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