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Bless You Boys Nov 8, 2014

Craig Breslow could replace Phil Coke in Tigers' bullpen

The Boston Red Sox declined Craig Breslow's contract option, making him a free agent. The Tigers did not get very good production out of their left-handed relief pitchers in 2014. Blaine Hardy was a pleasant surprise with a 2.54 ERA and 3.49 FIP in 39 innings, but Phil Coke and Ian Krol were major disappointments. Coke ended the season with a 3.88 ERA and 3.98 FIP, but is now a free agent. Krol was even worse, with a 4.96 ERA and 5.18 FIP. He was the worst player on the Tigers' roster with -0.5 WAR in 32 2/3 innings. This sounds like a great reason to go after Andrew Miller, the best...
Bless You Boys Nov 5, 2014

Tigers Report Card: Phil Coke was not awful

I guess that in 2014 Cokey kind of got going... When the Tigers announced that they had re-signed Phil Coke last November, I think we can all agree that was not the move we had in mind when the Tigers were suppose to be revamping their bullpen. When I learned that Cokes $1.9 million deal was not guaranteed, I thought that the only way the club would keep him past Spring Training would be if he pitched lights out in March. To my surprise, Coke pitched well in Lakeland, and would once again find himself heading north for the summer. Well, the season started, and Coke struggled right out of...

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