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Jose Valverde won't close Sunday

Updated: October 14, 2012, 10:38 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jose Valverde didn't finish Game 2 of the AL championship series for the Detroit Tigers but retains his closer's role for now.

"I guess that sounds like I am mud watching, but I am really not," manager Jim Leyland said. "We will do some work with him."

Valverde allowed a tying two-run double to Oakland's Seth Smith on Wednesday in Game 4 of the AL division series as Detroit lost 4-3, then gave up two-run homers in the ninth inning to the Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki and Raul ...

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