Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 6/30/12
The Detroit Tigers could use a spark for the second half of the season. They may just get one from within the organization. Relief pitcher Al Alburquerque, according to Mlive.com, could possibly return sometime soon for the Tigers. “Al Alburquerque is moving forward in a throwing program while rehabilitating from offseason elbow surgery and could start pitching in games sometime in the near future.” Furthermore, here is what head athletic trainer Kevin Rand had to say in the same story. “He’s making good progress,” Rand said. “A couple sessions of that and we’ll reevaluate whether we think he’s ready to begin a rehab assignment.” “He’s been in a mound progression program,” Rand said. “He was scheduled to throw a batting practice — what we call pitcher’s BP — but due to the weather down here wasn’t able to. We had to run a simulated BP (session) inside instead.” Well in my opinion, I believe that if the Tigers can get Alburquerque sometime soon, it would be a great boost fo
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