CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Tigers

Tigers Send Alburquerque Down, Call Up Reed

View Comments
JUPITER, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Evan Reed #54 of the Miami Marlins poses for a photograph at spring training media photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 22, 2013 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

JUPITER, FL – FEBRUARY 22: Evan Reed #54 of the Miami Marlins poses for a photograph at spring training media photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 22, 2013 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Tigers Central
Shop for Tigers Gear
Buy Tigers Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have optioned right-hander Al Alburquerque to Triple-A Toledo and recalled right-hander Evan Reed.

Alburquerque has struggled with his control, and took the loss in Wednesday’s game against Houston, leaving manager Jim Leyland frustrated. The 24-year-old has struck out 26 in 14 1-3 innings this year, but he’s also walked 13 and thrown six wild pitches.

The 27-year-old Reed has never pitched in the major leagues. He’s gone 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA with Toledo this season. The Tigers claimed him from the Miami Marlins in April.

Detroit plays at Texas on Thursday night.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus