Tigers Sign Former U-E Grad

Published 08/06 2014 09:17AM

Updated 08/06 2014 09:19AM

In an attempt to strengthen their bullpen the Detroit Tigers signed Jim Johnson to a minor league deal.

The Union-Endicott grad was released by the A's last week.

A former All-Star closer, Johnson has struggled this season, but so has the Tigers bullpen.

They look to the U-E grad to give them a much needed lift.

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