Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

Baseball / MLB Jul 10, 2018

Toledo Mud Hens release reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens released right-hander Junichi Tazawa on Monday after he played for them for just over a month. The 32-year-old veteran reliever, who signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers on June 4, went 0-1 in seven games with a ...

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

Baseball / MLB Jun 5, 2018

Reliever Junichi Tazawa signs minor league deal with Tigers

Right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa has signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers, the American League club announced Monday. Tazawa was released by the Miami Marlins last month after posting a 9.00 ERA and a 1-1 record in 22 games this season, allowing 21 ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 3, 2016

Swallows acquire first baseman Green

The Detroit Tigers announced Wednesday that they have sold the contract of minor league first baseman Dean Green to the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. A 27-year-old left-handed hitter has spent the bulk of his career in Double-A. This season, he hit a career-high 23 home runs ...

Uehara, Tazawa star in victory

Baseball / MLB Oct 16, 2013

Uehara, Tazawa star in victory

Koji Uehara picked up his third save of the postseason as the Boston Red Sox edged the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the American League Championship Series. John Lackey's pitching and a clutch homer by Mike Napoli in the ...