The Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Thursday night, which was a well-needed emotional uplift after trading away ace David Price and closer Joakim Soria just hours before the game. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the Tigers are going to have to win a lot more games with score lines like 9-8 if they want their record to stay respectable this season. With...
Twelve months after being acquired from Texas – and not saving a beleaguered bullpen – Joakim Soria has departed Detroit. The Tigers have traded the 31-year-old right-hander to the Pirates for 23-year-old shortstop prospect JaCoby Jones. Soria did a decent job in Motown, but with his team’s playoff chances waning, the free-agent-to-be was destined to […]
The Pirates have made another move to upgrade their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 43 appearances with Detroit this season. He didn't allow a run in 13 of his last 14 appearances. The deal was made a few hours after the Pirates got versatile reliever Joe Blanton from...
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After trading away its best starting pitcher earlier this afternoon, the Detroit Tigers are dealing away its top relief pitcher. James Schmehl of MLive Media Group was the first to report that the Pittsburgh Pirates were nearing a deal to acquire Joakim Soria. Now, Jon Heyman of CBS confirms the deal has been agreed to. soria goes to pirates. nice piuckup. team with melancon...
The Detroit Tigers are becoming active sellers. After trading away David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, the team is closing in on a deal that would send closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to James Schmehl of MLive Media Group. It’s not surprising to see that the Pirates are close to acquiring Soria, given that Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reported...
According to James Schmehl of MLive Media Group, the Pittsburgh Pirates are close to acquiring Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers. Hearing #Pirates nearing deal with #Tigers for closer Joakim Soria. Unclear right now who #Tigers will get in return. — James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) July 30, 2015 Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobfagan
John Keating talks to Joakim Soria after he pitched the ninth inning for his 23rd save in the Tigers' 2-1 victory over the Rays.
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