Found December 07, 2011 on Detroit4lyfe:
Is this what it's all come down to? The Tigers' Twitterverse is on the edge of its seat over the possibility of the Tigers signing relief pitcher Octavio Dotel. Since it's exam week for me (which you could probably tell if you follow me on Twitter), I don't have all damn night for Dotel to make up his mind. However, fear not, Tigers fans and fellow bloggers! I have the perfect backbone to your story once Dotel actually signs on the dotted line. Consider this the beginning (and hopefully the end) of D4L Mad Libs. Seriously, copy and paste it! It's not every day (or ever) that D4L actually breaks news. However, remember that you owe me a gazillion dollars, a RT (because all the cool kids ask for them), and lunch at Wendy's next Thursday. "After __ agonizing hours of debate, the Tigers and Octavio Dotel finally agreed to a __ year deal worth ___ million dollars. Dotel won a World Series last season with the Cardinals, and will certainly win one in 2012 ...

Tigers confirm deal with Dotel

DETROIT -- The Tigers made it official on Friday, announcing that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran right-handed reliever Octavio Dotel. There is also a club option for the 2013 season. We are pleased to add an established reliever like Octavio Dotel, said Dave Dombrowski, Tigers president, chief executive officer and general manager. He has been successful...

Lucky No. 13: Octavio Dotel signs with Tigers, record 13th mlb team

It's Friday the 13th for relief pitcher Octavio Dotel, but not in an ominous way. Dotel and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a one-year contract for the 2012 season plus a club option for another year. As soon as Dotel makes an appearance with the Tigers he will set a record for most major league teams, with 13. Matt Stairs, Ron Villone and Mike Morgan all played for 12 teams, but...

Detroit Tigers hot stove: Dotel and Buehrle

The Detroit Tigers continue to be a hot name as the offseason is starting to get really interesting. Two names that surfaced in very different ways this afternoon were those of Octavio Dotel and Mark Buehrle. Dotel The Tigers, according to multiple sources, are one of two final teams in on the Octavio Dotel sweepstakes. The other team is the St. Louis Cardinals, the team Dotel made...

Congratulations, Octavio Dotel!

One of my all-time favorite Partial Season Pirates, Octavio Dotel, signed with the Detroit Tigers today. That gives him an MLB-record 13 career teams and since he seems to be happy about it, I'm happy for him. I'm so happy for that I made a Sporcle quiz honoring his achievment and wrote a longer post about it over at the Outside Corner. I'm not sure if I actually care...

Transaction Blog: Tigers Sign Octavio Dotel

Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers bolstered their bullpen on Friday with the signing of middle reliever Octavio Dotel to a one-year deal.

Tigers finalize one-year deal with reliever Octavio Dotel

The Detroit Tigers officially announced this afternoon that they have signed right-handed reliever Octavio Dotel to a one-year contract with a club option for the following year.

Tigers, RP Dotel agree to 1-year deal (AP)

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year deal with reliever Octavio Dotel, with a team option for 2013. Dotel, who has pitched for 12 big league teams already, had a 3.50 ERA in 54 innings and went 5-4 last season for Toronto and St. Louis. The right-hander appeared in 12 postseason games in 2011, helping the Cardinals win the World Series.

Dotel reaches deal with Tigers, record 13th team

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year deal with reliever Octavio Dotel, with a team option for 2013.

Tigers one of Dotel's final two suitors

Octavio Dotel is deciding between two teams, the Tigers being one of them. And remarks from team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski suggest they're closing in on finding their relief help.

Tony La Russa says of Tigers' Octavio Dotel: 'We wouldn't have won without him'

After the Tigers announced Octavio Dotel's signing on Friday, Tony La Russa gave this summation of how vital Dotel was to the Cardinals this season: "We couldn't have won without him."

Tigers trade Ryan Perry for reliever Collin Balester

With today's addition of free-agent reliever Octavio Dotel to the Tigers bullpen, it could be said that Perry had become expendable. And four hours after they signed Dotel, the Tigers traded Perry to the Washington Nationals for the right-handed Balester.

Tigers swing deal for right-hander Balester

Hours after the Tigers' signing of Octavio Dotel left Ryan Perry as a man without a role, he became a former Tiger. The team sent the former first-round pick to the Nationals on Friday night in exchange for Collin Balester

Mets bolster bullpen, ink reliever Jon Rauch in first Winter Meetings move

Team has also internally focused on Frank Francisco, Octavio Dotel
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