Joaquin Benoit News Archive
Regular closer Jose Valverde will not be available out of the bullpen Friday, so Benoit will get the ball if the Tigers are in a save situation Friday night, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.
Benoit picked up his first win of the season Thursday, hurling a perfect eighth inning with one strikeout against the Twins.
Benoit tossed two scoreless innings with three strikeouts at Houston on Thursday.
Benoit is unlikely to pitch Wednesday against Minnesota, MLive.com reports.
Benoit earned his second save of the season Monday against the Twins as he recorded the final out of the ninth inning.
Benoit will earn any save opportunity that presents itself Monday versus Minnesota, as Jose Valverde is not available, MLB.com reports.