Jim Leyland Wants Jose Valverde Back as “Safety Net”

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Jim Leyland Wants Jose Valverde Back as “Safety Net”
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As mentioned yesterday, Lynn Henning of the Detroit News had a “personal guess” that Tigers manager Jim Leyland was “scared stiff” at the thought of relying on rookie Bruce Rondon in the ninth innning. With an otherwise uninspiring back of the bullpen that includes Joaquin Benoit, Phil Coke, and Octavio Dotel, it isn’t surprising to hear that Leyland wants Valverde back.

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