Drew Sharp: Tigers' bullpen problems shrink if starting rotation rolls on
M INNEAPOLIS -- It was bound to happen -- and quickly.
The Tigers' bullpen would blow a ninth-inning lead, providing those who need something to worry about and protest against vital ammunition only two games into the season.
But what's most important is that the Tigers' starting pitching has yet to surrender an earned run. A starter has yet to go beyond the fifth inning, but that was mainly due to blustery conditions in Minnesota.
The Tigers will figure out the back end of the bullpen. It'll take time and no doubt test the patience of many, especially those directly involved. But it's... read more
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