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If nothing, this was a sign of trust in Dontrelle Willis and Jeremy Bonderman. Because what the Tigers did on Tuesday—dealing left-hander Nate Robertson to the Florida Marlins for left-hander Jay Voss—was nothing short of a release. Did anyone really think otherwise? The Tigers are paying $9.6 million of his $10-million salary this year and are virtually giving the payroll-sensitive Marlins the left-handed starter that they desperately needed.   But all the financial obligations aside, what does this really say about the Tigers? What does this indicate, given the health issues that have plagued all three pitchers in recent years?  First, let's take a look at the background of the situation. Although Robertson has pitched the best out of all three this s ...

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