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Detroit Tigers Roster Report 8-16-11

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Brennan Boesch hits against theKansas City Royals- Aug. 5, 2011.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Brennan Boesch hits against theKansas City Royals- Aug. 5, 2011. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

MEDICAL WATCH:

–OF Brennan Boesch (sore right thumb) left the Aug. 10 game, and he didn’t play Aug. 11-13. He appeared as a pinch hitter Aug. 14, then sat out Aug. 15. He is expected to start Aug. 16.

–2B Carlos Guillen (sore left wrist) went on the 15-day disabled list Aug. 13.

–RHP Al Alburquerque (concussion) went on the seven-day disabled list Aug. 12.

–LHP Brad Thomas (sore left elbow) went on the 60-day disabled list July 25. He was shut down from throwing until at least mid-August.

–RHP Joel Zumaya (right elbow surgery in July 2010) experienced pain in the elbow during his Feb. 27 spring debut, and he went on the 15-day disabled list March 30. He was transferred to the 60-day DL on April 18. He had exploratory surgery May 10, and he might be out for the season.

ROTATION:

RHP Justin Verlander

RHP Max Scherzer

RHP Rick Porcello

RHP Brad Penny

RHP Doug Fister

BULLPEN:

RHP Jose Valverde (closer)

RHP Joaquin Benoit

RHP Ryan Perry

LHP Daniel Schlereth

LHP Phil Coke

LHP Duane Below

RHP David Pauley

CATCHERS:

Alex Avila

Victor Martinez

INFIELDERS:

1B Miguel Cabrera

2B Ryan Raburn

SS Jhonny Peralta

3B Wilson Betemit

INF/OF Don Kelly

INF Ramon Santiago

OUTFIELDERS:

LF Delmon Young

CF Austin Jackson

RF Brennan Boesch

OF Magglio Ordonez

OF Andy Dirks

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