|Oct. 31 12:38 PM PT1:38 PM MT2:38 PM CT3:38 PM ET15:38 ET19:38 GMT3:38 12:38 PM MST2:38 PM EST3:08 PM VEN23:38 UAE1:38 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have picked up reliever Joakim Soria's $7 million option for 2015.
Analysis: Soria had 18 saves in 20 chances last season.
|Sep. 9 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says Soria will be activated Wednesday, a month after he went on the disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Analysis: The Tigers acquired Soria from Texas shortly before the trade deadline to help their bullpen, but he made only six appearances for Detroit before the injury. Overall this year, Soria is 2-4 with a 3.58 ERA and 17 saves. Joe Nathan and Joba Chamberlain have been slotted into the late innings for the Tigers this year. Ausmus didn't specify any inning in which Soria would be used when he comes back, but he said he'll be part of that back end of the bullpen for sure.
|Aug. 9 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET22:55 ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST10:25 PM VEN6:55 UAE (+1)9:55 PM CT-Soria strained a muscle in his left side and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Soria, who was acquired from Texas on July 24, is 1-1 with a 10.38 in six games with Detroit.
|July 23 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-The first-place Detroit Tigers have reinforced the back end of their shaky bullpen, acquiring Soria from the Texas Rangers for minor league pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.
Analysis: Soria is 1-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 17 saves in 19 chances. Detroit has been looking to upgrade a relief corps that ranked 12th out of 15 American League teams with a 4.37 ERA.