Found July 01, 2013 on Fox Sports Detroit:
Reinforcements are on the way for the Detroit Tigers, who dropped out of first place for the first time since May 23 with an 8-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Monday afternoon in Toronto. Catcher Alex Avila was recalled by the Tigers after the game, and Detroit manager Jim Leyland said he would start Tuesday night against Toronto right-hander Chien-Ming Wang. Avilas roster replacement, Bryan Holaday, was optioned to Toledo after batting .231 in four games. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez and slugging outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo, also could return to the Tigers in time for the four-game weekend series in Cleveland with the Central Division-leading Indians. Jose Alvarez, who has filled Sanchezs rotation spot since he went on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain, lasted only three innings Monday and allowed five runs (four earned) to drop to 1-2 with a 5.03 ERA. Sanchez, who was hoping to make one rehabilitation appearance Monday night for the Lakeland Flying Tigers, c...
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