CHICAGO (AP) The Detroit Tigers have purchased the contract of left-hander Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo before Saturday's split-doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
To make room for Ryan, the Tigers designated right-hander reliever Justin Miller for assignment. In eight appearances, he was 1-0 with a 5.11 ERA.
Ryan will start the nightcap of the doubleheader...
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August 30, 2014
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will be going with an extra bullpen pitcher and one less player on the bench for the "short-term" future.
Hard-throwing, right-handed reliever Justin Miller, who had been closing for Toledo, was called up from the Mud Hens before Friday night's game with the Los Angeles Angels. Outfielder Tyler Collins, who was batting .143 with 14 at-bats after 12 games...
Tigers made a move today to replenish a worn out bullpen, by bringing up righty Justin Miller from Toledo and sending down Tyler Collins. Since they have 10 games left on this home stand, and Collins has to stay down for 10 days, Miller should get a nice audition before the Tigers have to think about making another move.
1. Kinsler, 2B
2. Hunter, RF
3. Cabrera, 1B
4. Martinez, DH...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Justin Miller has never pitched at the big-league level, but he has a chance to help the Detroit Tigers this season.
Miller, 26, missed all of 2012 after undergoing Tommy John surgery when he was with the Texas Rangers.
The Rangers, who had depth in relievers in their system, released Miller, but it didn't take long for other teams to come calling, including the...