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Insider

Is Detroit ready to trust a rookie?

2/17/2013

The Detroit Tigers have been planning on giving prospect Bruce Rondon the first shot to serve as their closer in 2013, which means they'd be handing narrow leads to a 22-year-old with just nine games above Double-A baseball. This concept has drawn questions from fans and media, but the club is sticking to its guns, writes Lynn Henning of the Detroit News.