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There has been one question burning inside of Tigers fans all year. “Where in the world is our bullpen?” Well, amidst the Tigers’ recent 12-game winning streak, that bullpen is starting to emerge. With an old gem at the forefront. Jeremy Bonderman. How long has it been since you heard that name with any sort of a good connotation around it? (Sept. 2010, to be exact). Bonderman signed a minor league deal with the Tigers on July 14 and was called up on Aug. 5. In his first appearance he retired nine of 10 batters in the 11-13th innings of Wednesday’s 6-5 14-inning win over rival Cleveland. Allowing just one hit in his return, he assured Tigers fans that this team is for real, and they’re about to show it. In fact, they’ve already begun to show it on their streak – not to mention they’ve won 17 of 19. A big part of that streak has been the bullpen. As a whole, the pen had a sub-3.00 ERA and a 3-0 record over the 12-game streak. Closer Joaquin Benoit has kept his save record clean at a ...
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