Coming into the 2012 season, Luke Putkonen was largely a forgotten man, having struggled through the 2011 season as a starter, with mostly dismal results. But a move to the bullpen has rejuvenated Putkonen and his prospect status, so much so that he's vaulted himself into the big league bullpen. Get the complete scouting report and background on Putkonen inside!
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers called up two new arms as the bullpen is being taxed. Luke Putkonen filled the open spot on the 40-man roster.
In the latest podcast, the staff catches up after a month off, discusses the decision to release Brandon Inge and why it played out the way it did, what the Tigers are getting in Luke Putkonen and Brad Eldred, plus tackles a dozen other minor league questions, including touching on top prospects like Avisail Garcia and Rob Brantly.