Tigers release Valverde

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Updated: 8/07/2013 2:46 pm

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers have unconditionally released former closer Jose Valverde.

The Tigers had designated Valverde for assignment on June 21. He recently accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Toledo, where he picked up seven saves with a 4.09 ERA in 11 games.

The 35-year-old reliever appeared in 20 games for the Tigers this season, dropping his lone decision and pitching to a 5.59 earned run average, despite recording nine saves.

In 605 career games with Arizona, Houston and Detroit, Valverde is 26-32 with a 3.19 ERA and 286 saves.

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