Tigers manager Brad Ausmus indicated Saturday that Joba Chamberlain will compete with Bruce Rondon to begin the season as the team's primary setup man in front of closer Joe Nathan.
Joba Chamberlain has lost 15 pounds over the offseason after beginning a new nutrition program.
Tigers signed RHP Joba Chamberlain to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Joba Chamberlain's one-year deal with the Tigers is worth $2.5 million, reports Buster Olney of ESPN.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Tigers will sign free agent reliever Joba Chamberlain.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Tigers have "serious interest" in signing reliever Joba Chamberlain.
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports reports that the Tigers could be a landing spot for free agent Joba Chamberlain.
Even Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros have interest in Joba Chamberlain.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Indians, Tigers, Diamondbacks, Rockies and Cubs are showing "varying levels of interest" in Joba Chamberlain.
The Diamondbacks are denying that they've made a contract offer to free agent Joba Chamberlain.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Diamondbacks have offered Joba Chamberlain a one-year deal worth close to $3 million.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that the Cubs and Royals are among the teams interested in free agent right-hander Joba Chamberlain.
Sweeny Murti of WFAN reports that "more than a dozen" teams have already inquired about free agent Joba Chamberlain.
Joba Chamberlain was ejected from Thursday's game against the Red Sox for arguing with home plate umpire Joe West.