7 days ago
Valverde had saved the 2-1 Tigers win in a hitter's park between two high-scoring teams.
8 days ago
"I don't like to use Valverde in a tied game at home, even though I've done it several times, because it doesn't seem to be his forte," manager Jim Leyland said Thursday.
12 days ago
"I mean, Valverde is our closer and we're very happy to have him.
99 days ago
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland became emotional Thursday morning, saying he is "totally shocked and broken hearted" that Jose Valverde has not found a job and remains a free agent.
125 days ago
DETROIT - Now that Rafael Soriano has signed with the Nationals, agent Scott Boras expects former Tigers closer Jose Valverde to receive more interest from teams.
130 days ago
He notched 45 saves in 2011, and his 77 saves during his two-year tenure with the club are second only to Jose Valverde's 98 in Diamondbacks history.
170 days ago
Dombrowski extolled Rondon on the same day in late October that he announced the Tigers wouldn't try to re-sign Valverde.