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LUKE PUTKONEN RUMORS

Tigers Injury Update: Luke Putkonen starts rehab assignment

The Detroit Tigers improved to 72-60 on the season with a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday. At two games out in the American League Central, the Tigers have a good chance to make a run at a playoff spot over the final month of the season. But they need to improve upon a pitching staff that is 23rd in the league in ERA. One pitcher who could help is Luke Putkonen, who...
Via MLB Injury News
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Trans. Blog: Putkonen Up, 9/1 Call Ups Coming

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?
Via tigers.scout.com
August 30, 2013  |  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

Detroit Tigers Recall Luke Putkonen, Option Evan Reed

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. The post Detroit Tigers Recall Luke Putkonen, Option...
Via FF Locker Room
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Recall Pitcher Luke Putkonen From Toledo

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. The post Detroit Tigers Recall Pitcher Luke Putkonen From Toledo appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports...
Via FF Locker Room
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

TigsTown Transaction Blog: Putkonen Recalled

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.
Via tigers.scout.com
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers Prospect Profile: Luke Putkonen

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!
Via tigers.scout.com
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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