The Tigers have invited 17 players to major league spring training camp. Of the 17 non-roster invitees, there are seven pitchers, four catchers, four infielders and two outfielders. The right-handed pitchers are Alberto Cabrera, Rafael Dolis, Joel Hanrahan, Tim Melville and Luke Putkonen. Putkonen pitched in just two games for the Tigers last season before going on the disabled...
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have sent right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen outright to Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers announced the move Thursday. Putkonen had been designated for assignment last week when the Tigers signed left-handed reliever Tom Gorzelanny. The 28-year-old Putkonen has been dealing with elbow problems. He made only two appearances last year -- both in April...
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January 15, 2015 | Discuss
The Detroit Tigers announced Tuesday morning that they had agreed to a 1-year deal worth $1 million with veteran left handed reliever Tom Gorzelanny. Gorzelany spent the past two seasons pitching out of the bullpen for the Milwaukee Brewers. In order to make room for Gorzelanny, the Tigers designated right hander Luke Putkonen for assignment. This signing provides the Tigers with...
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 that has some...
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