Tigers interested in Jonathan Papelbon

Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America

Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America


The Detroit Tigers continue to look for pieces to add to their bullpen.

Already connected to Joaquin Benoit, Brad Ziegler, Antonio Bastardo and Joakim Soria the Tigers are also keeping an eye on Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

The 33-year-old Papelbon has a 1.17 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP though 39 games while notching 23 saves for the Phillies. He has already said he would be willing to waive his no trade clause if necessary.

Another team with interest in Papelbon is the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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