Tigers Closer Throwing Spitballs?

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Tigers Closer Throwing Spitballs?
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The Reds lost the series finale last night in front of a national audience, and it was because the usually reliable bullpen blew a lead. The Tigers bullpen, which has been less than reliable this year, held things down in the eighth and ninth innings. Later in the game, Twitter started to buzz with a slow motion video of Tigers closer Jose Valverde on the mound. The video appears to show Valverde spitting into his glove before a pitch.

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