Filed under: Stream Tigers trade for Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez; Javier Betancourt, PTBNL headed to Brewers Contributors: Bless You Boys Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Tigers trade for Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez; Javier Betancourt, PTBNL headed to Brewers Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The Tigers acquired their closer for 2016 in Rodriguez, the active saves leader in Major League Baseball. 4 Total Updates Since Nov 18, 2015, 12:01pm EST Follow this stream November 19, 2015 Everyone loves the K-Rod trade for Tigers By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob Between the saves, the team-friendly salary, and his recent success, everyone is already aboard the K-Rod train. November 18, 2015 Will K-Rod end the Tigers' proven closer curse? By HookSlide The last time the Tigers acquired a proven closer, it didn't go well. Let's see if K-Rod can prove that Dave Dombrowski took the bullpen curse with him when he left Detroit. November 18, 2015 How does K-Rod impact the Tigers payroll? By Patrick OKennedy@Tigerdog_1 Rodriguez comes at a reasonable price tag for 2016, but deferred salary and a buyout option complicates matters. November 18, 2015 Tigers get K-Rod from Brewers in trade By Catherine Slonksnis@CSlonksnis The Tigers start the offseason by locking down their closer.