Tigers want K-Rod to see high-leverage spots

Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez talks about suffering his second consecutive blown save vs. the Athletics KANSAS CITY — Francisco Rodriguez ‘s exile from high-leverage relief pitching has gone on long enough. The Tigers want to figure out if he still has something to provide with the game on the line. That was part of the motivation behind the former closer’s seventh-inning appearance on Monday with the Tigers holding a one-run lead and the middle of the Royals’ batting order coming up. It’s a situation that could come up again soon. "Normally, guys like him are more effective when the […]

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