Tigers will let Danny Worth keep knuckler fresh in side sessions

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

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You'll recall that in this very space we passed along visual evidence that Tigers infielder Danny Worth has a knuckleball that is both functioning and useful ...

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The Detroit Free Press is quick to note that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says Worth is not being converted into a reliever. Still, consider this a promising development.

Despite their overall successes this season, the Tigers do not have a strong bullpen, and what staff couldn't use a knuckleballer to chew up some long-relief innings? Just sayin'.

May this slippery slope lead us to: Danny Worth, Pack-Mule Reliever.

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