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While just about any team in need of bullpen help would love to get its hands on Tigers closer Gregory Soto, Detroit is setting a lofty asking price, tweets Jon Morosi of MLB.com.

Jul 7, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Gregory Soto (65) celebrates teams win against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. © Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Jul 7, 2022; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Gregory Soto (65) celebrates teams win against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The Tigers are seeking multiple MLB-ready or nearly MLB-ready pieces and will surely be focused on players with several years of club control remaining, given that Soto himself has three years of team control beyond the current campaign.

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The 27-year-old is averaging a massive 98.6 mph on his heater and has pitched to a 2.36 ERA with a 25.5 percent strikeout rate, a 10.3 percent walk rate, a 46.5 percent ground-ball rate and 19 saves so far in 2022.

Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports that the Astros are among the clubs with interest. Houston hasn’t had a single left-handed reliever eclipse 10 innings this season, so it’s no surprise they’d have their eyes on a high-end southpaw like Soto.

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