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Tigers | Three in mix to close

Detroit Tigers RPs Phil Coke, Joaquin Benoit and Octavio Dotel figure to see the bulk of save chances with manager Jim Leyland using a closer-by-committee setup to begin the season. RP Bruce Rondon will serve as the closer at Triple-A Toledo in order to try and find consistency. Rondon made a mechanical tweak this spring that seemed to help out, but the team wants him to work on it some more in the minors. General manager Dave Dombrowski didn't rule out the team bringing Rondon up quickly, but they aren't putting a time frame on it.

Fantasy Tip: Coke may be the best option after Leyland relied on him late in last year's postseason when Jose Valverde struggled. However, they may only decide to use him in the ninth when they face mainly lefty hitters. All three are worth owning in AL leagues, and Rondon should probably be stashed in deep enough leagues.

2013-03-28 09:59:51 | Source: MLB.com - Jason Beck

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