Tigers will let Danny Worth keep knuckler fresh in side sessions

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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 ... 

Most excellent! Related to the thing of beauty you see above is this tweet:

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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. 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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