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Chamberlain fitting in with Tigers

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Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain throws during the eighth inning of a game against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday in Detroit.

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DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain.
“He’s been the one piece that has been consistent all year,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
Chamberlain leads the American League in holds heading into Detroit’s road trip this week against the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels.
He pitched the eighth — the inning that has become his to pitch — in Sunday’s sweep-avoiding win for the AL Central-leading Tigers against Cleveland. He held opponents scoreless for the 13th time in 14 games and 25th time in 27 appearances since mid-May ...


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