Bless You Boys Podcast 109: The bullpen is a dumpster fire

Gregory Shamus

This week Al and HookSlide talk more about the worst first place team ever, including Miguel Cabrera being written off by sports talk radio, the bullpen "situation," Torii Hunter refusing to age, Dan Dickerson schooling ESPN and Alex Avila swinging on 3-0.

Bless You Boys Podcast 109 was recorded April 25, 2014, has a running time of 1:09, and features Al Beaton and HookSlide.

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Tigers are still in first place without their best players being at their best.

Miguel Cabrera isn't washed up just yet.

The bullpen isn't so bad ... until it is.

There are no obvious replacements for Phil Coke at Triple-A Toledo.

J.D. Martinez will be just fine as a fourth or fifth outfielder.

Torii Hunter thinks he still has a few years left to play, but will it be as a Tiger?

Dan Dickerson schools ESPN's Jim Bowden.

Thanks to NFL schedule makers, Monday, September 8 at 7 PM will be a cluster in downtown Detroit.

Michael Pineda is awful at hiding things. Pine tar is the most obvious example.

Alex Avila swinging on 3-0 is and will remain, the proper call.

Tigers fans sure can get irrationally angry!

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