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The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

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A list of all players who have ever played Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, with photos of the players when available. These Detroit Tigers Relief pitchers are listed by popularity, so the top of this list features only the best Detroit Tigers Relief pitchers of all time. The Detroit Tigers have a rich history with the MLB, and they owe a lot of their success to their talented Relief pitchers. This list answers the question, "Who are the greatest Detroit Tigers Relief pitchers of all time?"

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  • 1
    Aaron Harang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Harang

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsOakland Athletics, Cincinnati Reds

    Aaron Michael Harang (born May 9, 1978) is an American former professional baseball starting... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Aaron Heilman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Heilman

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceLogansport, Indiana

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsNew York Mets

    Aaron Michael Heilman (born November 12, 1978) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Aaron Looper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Looper

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceAda, Oklahoma

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    Aaron Joseph Looper (born September 7, 1976) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Aaron Poreda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Poreda

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceWalnut Creek, California

    Aaron Anderman Poreda (born October 1, 1986) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Aaron Rakers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Rakers

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceHighland, Illinois

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles

    Aaron James Rakers (born January 22, 1977) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Aaron Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Aaron Taylor

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceValdosta, Georgia

    TeamsSeattle Mariners

    Aaron Wade Taylor (born August 20, 1977), nicknamed Big Country, is a former Major League... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Adam Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Adam Butler

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceVirginia

    Adam Christopher Butler is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played one season with... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Adam Russell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Adam Russell

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceNorth Olmsted, Ohio

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsChicago White Sox

    Adam William Russell (born April 14, 1983) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Adam Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Adam Wainwright

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceBrunswick, Georgia, United States of America

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsSt. Louis Cardinals

    Adam Parrish Wainwright (born August 30, 1981) is an American professional baseball pitcher... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Akinori Otsuka is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Akinori Otsuka

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityJapan

    BirthplaceChiba Prefecture

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Texas Rangers

    Akinori Otsuka (大塚 晶則, Ōtsuka Akinori) (born January 13, 1972) is a retired Japanese baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Al Blanche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Al Blanche

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceSomerville, Massachusetts

    TeamsBoston Braves, Boston Bees

    Prosper Albert Blanche is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played three seasons with... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Al Levine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Al Levine

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplacePark Ridge, Illinois

    TeamsKansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers

    Alan Brian Levine (born May 22, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher who... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Al McBean is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Al McBean

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceCharlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates

    Alvin O'Neal McBean (born May 15, 1938) is an American former professional baseball player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Al Reyes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Al Reyes

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSan Cristóbal, Dominican Republic

    TeamsMilwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates

    Rafael Alberto "Al" Reyes (born April 10, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. A... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Alan Embree is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alan Embree

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceOregon, USA, The Dalles

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsSan Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox

    Alan Duane Embree (born January 23, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Alan Farina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alan Farina

    Relief pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceWinter Park, Florida

    BatsRight-handed

  • 17
    Alberto Árias is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alberto Árias

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsColorado Rockies, Houston Astros

    Alberto A. Arias (born October 14, 1983) is a Dominican former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Alberto Castillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alberto Castillo

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    TeamsBaltimore Orioles

    Alberto Castillo Betancourt (born July 5, 1975) is a Cuban former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Alex Hinshaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alex Hinshaw

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplacePomona, California

    BatsLeft-handed

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants

    Alexander "Alex" Omar Hinshaw (born October 31, 1982) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Alexi Ogando is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Alexi Ogando

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    NationalityDominican Republic

    BirthplaceSan Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

    BatsRight-handed

    Alexi Ogando Acosta (born October 5, 1983) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Allen Watson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Allen Watson

    Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher

    BirthplaceJamaica, New York City, New York

    TeamsSan Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Anaheim Angels, New York Yankees

    Allen Kenneth Watson (born November 18, 1970) is a high school baseball coach and former... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Anderson García is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Anderson García

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Anderson Garcia (born March 23, 1981 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) played in Major... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Andrew Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Andrew Brown

    Relief pitcher

    BirthplaceChardon, Ohio

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsOakland Athletics, Cleveland Indians

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  • 24
    Andrew Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Andrew Carpenter

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    NationalityUnited States of America

    BirthplaceFairfield, California

    BatsRight-handed

    TeamsPhiladelphia Phillies

    Andrew James Rudolph "Drew" Carpenter (born May 18, 1985), is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Andrew Sisco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Relief pitchers To Play For the Detroit Tigers

    Andrew Sisco

    Relief pitcher, Pitcher

    BirthplaceSteamboat Springs, Colorado

    TeamsKansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox

    Andrew Frank Sisco (born January 13, 1983) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia
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