Yesterday, we learned the Detroit Tigers were not ready for the Bruce Rondon experience in the ninth inning as they demoted him to Triple-A to work on his inconsistency. Rondon had an awful start to the spring, seemed to turn a corner a few weeks ago, but his most recent outings were a step in the wrong direction. Now, we are left with an imperfect storm of a bullpen with many talented options and a manager whose picture occupies the wikipedia page when looking up the phrase, "old school manager."
This process started for Leyland back in the 2012 postseason as Papa Grande Jose Valverde imploded before our very eyes. When asked about the closer role by the media, here is what Leyland had to say (full reply
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