ABC 7 Action News (Detroit):

Detroit Tigers reliever Jose Valverde was named Major League Baseball’s Delivery Man of the Year.

The award, that recognizes the most outstanding relief pitcher of the regular season, was bestowed upon Valverde Wednesday. It is decided by vote from a MLB panel.

Valverde’s xFIP of 4.01 ranked 89th in MLB among qualified relievers. He ranks 1st in ripping his shirt out of his pants.