Detroit left-hander Phil Coke has been added to the roster for the AL championship series after missing the division series with elbow problems.
Coke gives the Tigers another option out of the bullpen, although he struggled this year, going 0-5 with a 5.40 ERA. Right-hander Luke Putkonen was left off the ALCS roster to make room for Coke.
Right-hander Bruce Rondon, who also missed...
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October 12, 2013
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. Luke Putkonen was called up on Thursday to help the tired bullpen, with September 1st call ups right around the corner. Who else will be added to the big league roster?
It’s entirely possible that Luke Putkonen just lost grip of his pitch, leading it to sail behind Alexei Ramirez at the plate, but probably not.
Whatever the motive may be, though, Ramirez was none too pleased with the pitch delivered during the sixth inning of the Tigers-White Sox game at Comerica Park on Thursday afternoon. The White Sox shortstop made a few steps toward Putkonen...
YouTube The Tigers and White Sox got into a little dance party Thursday afternoon Tigers reliever Luke Putkonen threw a pitch behind White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. Putkonen’s pitch was in retaliation to the Tigers believing that White Sox starter Chris Sale threw up and in to Prince Fielder following a Miguel Cabrera home run earlier in the game. All you need to about the...
Detroit reliever Luke Putkonen threw a pitch behind Chicago's Alexei Ramirez, and both benches and bullpens emptied in the top of the sixth inning of Thursday's game between the Tigers and White Sox.
An inning after Chris Sale threw high and inside to Tigers star Prince Fielder, the trouble occurred. Ramirez started toward the mound after nearly being hit, pointing at Putkonen...
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July 11, 2013
The Detroit Tigers have recalled right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen from their Triple-A Toledo minor league affiliate. To make room for Putkonen on the active roster, the Tigers have decided to option right-handed reliever Evan Reed to the same farm club. Look for Putkonen to pitch in the middle innings for the parent club.
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The Detroit Tigers have activated left-handed pitcher Phil Coke from the 15-day disabled list after having strained his left groin a few weeks back. To make room for him on the active roster Luke Putkonen was optioned to their Triple-A Toledo minor league affiliate. Coke resumes the role as lefty specialist and late inning relief man.
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The Detroit Tigers have recalled right handed pitcher Luke Putkonen from their Triple-A Toledo farm club. Filling in at the middle-relief role on the parent club, he has pitched pretty well in just over 16 innings of work for the Mud Hens this season.
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Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers recalled Luke Putkonen from Toledo and optioned Duane Below.
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!