DETROIT (AP) The Tigers have finalized their one-year deal with right-handed reliever Joba Chamberlain.
Chamberlain joins a retooled bullpen that also includes free agent acquisition Joe Nathan. The hard-throwing Chamberlain, whose slide has been inconsistent in recent years, was 2-1 with one save in 45 games and a career-high 4.93 ERA last season for the New York Yankees.
Detroit general manager Dave Dombrowski indicated Friday that the team may not make any more major moves this offseason. The Tigers traded slugger Prince Fielder for second baseman Ian Kinsler last month, and their lineup figures to have less power and more speed next year.