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Detroit Tigers Closer Options Now That Rafael Soriano Is off the Market
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When free agent closer Rafael Soriano signed with the Washington Nationals on January 17th, I was relieved that the Detroit Tigers wouldn't be signing him. 

I always felt that Soriano would be too expensive in terms of the draft pick that the Tigers would need to sacrifice to the New York Yankees in addition to the amount of money it would require to sign him.

With Soriano off the market, I believe that the Tigers must still address their closer situation instead of going into the regular season with a rookie who has never pitched in the major leagues. That being said, there are several candidates that have the potential to close for the Tigers—including a few in-house options.

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