Detroit Tigers Dusty Ryan warms up relief pitcher Clay Rapada in the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)
Detroit Tigers Dusty Ryan warms up relief pitcher Clay Rapada in the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia) Merced Sun-Star
Detroit Tigers Dusty Ryan warms up relief pitcher Clay Rapada in the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia) Merced Sun-Star

Merced native Dusty Ryan's big-league dream comes home

July 01, 2009 12:03 AM