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World Series

2011 Postseason Players

Jose Valverde

Up Close and Personal

Papa Grande was the nickname Valverde picked up in Arizona, but he also goes by its English translation: Big Potato. Valverde was best known for his save celebrations until he turned in a record-setting season for a Tigers reliever, converting every save chance thrown his way.

Stats Complete Stats

  • 2011 Regular Season
    2-4 W-L 2.24 ERA 69 Ks
  • 2011 Postseason
    0-1 W-L 7.36 ERA 6 Ks