Found May 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
A situation arose Sunday that is going to make it difficult for Detroit to send Quintin Berry back to the minors when Austin Jackson comes off the disabled list at week's end. Jackson is eligible to return June 1, when Detroit returns home to host the New York Yankees in a weekend set. Detroit won't have to rush him due to Berry's fine job as a fill-in (through Sunday, anyway), but the Tigers tend to be cautious with injuries anyway. It will likely come down to whether the Tigers want a spare infielder who won't play much or a reserve outfielder who could be a defensive option or a pinch runner/hitter. Berry flunked the sacrifice bunt test Sunday, although he did get a single to center on an 0-2 pitch after muffing his two sacrifice tries. He has shown some expertise bunting for hits, though, getting two in his first five games in the majors. Berry has scored easily from first on a double, gone first-to-third with no problems and stolen three bases in three t...
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