Power up: Tigers have added some muscle to the bullpen mix

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Power up: Tigers have added some muscle to the bullpen mix
Power up: Tigers have added some muscle to the bullpen mix

Lakeland, Fla. – Jose Cisneros hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2014. Since missing all of 2015 recovering from Tommy John surgery, he's been about as far away from it as you can get, toiling in the Mexican and Independent leagues. But there he was in Clearwater Wednesday, in a Tigers uniform, throwing 97 and 98 mph heat at the Phillies. Certainly, it's a testament to his perseverance, but it also shows the lengths the Tigers have gone to stock their bullpen with power arms. “Mike Russell (Tigers scout) saw him down in the Dominican Republic and called right away,” general manager Al Avila said. “When you see a guy like that, you better act right away because somebody else is watching

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