Today manager Jim Leyland announced that Phil Coke will be moved to the bullpen. Last night Coke gave up 7 runs over 4 innings in a loss to the Mets, Coke was 1-8 with a 4.91 ERA. Leyland also announced that lefty Charlie Furbush will replace Coke in the rotation. Furbush will start for the Tigers on Monday against the Angels.
DENVER, CO - JUNE 18: Starting pitcher Phil Coke #40 of the Detroit Tigers works the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Phil Coke(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)