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LUKE PUTKONEN RUMORS

Notes: Putkonen starts rehab assignment; Tigers waiting on Saturday's other starter

DETROIT -- The Tigers' bullpen will certainly be getting reinforcements in September but could that include a familiar name? Right-hander Luke Putkonen is set to start an injury rehabilitation assignment today with Single-A West Michigan. Putkonen has been on the 60-day DL since April 19 with right elbow inflammation. "Assuming he's healthy, he would certainly be a guy...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Luke Putkonen will not have surgery

The Detroit Tigers' losing streak reached four games following a 9-2 loss to the Texas Rangers on Thursday. The Tigers are still in first place in the American League Central with a record of 27-16. At seventh in the league in runs scored and eighth in ERA, the Tigers have been very good across the board all season. On the injury front, there is some good news on relief pitcher...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Notes: Luke Putkonen, Andy Dirks

Per MLB transactions, the Detroit Tigers have placed right handed relief pitcher Luke Putkonen (elbow inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 19, and transferred outfielder Andy Dirks (recovering from back surgery) from the 15-day to the 60-day DL. Reliever Justin Miller, who was called up Friday when the Tigers released shortstop Alex Gonzalez, will remain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Benches Clear in Tigers-White Sox Game After Luke Putkonen Throws Pitch Behind Alexei Ramirez (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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Torii Hunter gives great answers in interview

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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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