Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland has never been one to not tell the Detroit sports media what he the bullpen but no one seems to have an easy answer on how to fix it. Leyland also made the point that far too much is made of the Tigers bullpen woes and not enough is made of an inconsistent offense.
Leyland said this (as reported by mlive.com):
We haven't done very well in close games. We've been terrible.
Continue ReadingSure, the Tigers' bats have been sporadic at times this season. But, let's be honest, offense isn't the club's No. 1 concern. At 4-13 this season, Detroit's bullpen record is the worst inbaseball. Bottom line: It needs to be addressed.