Al Alburquerque has thrown to hitters in batting cages, and after a couple of live batting practice sessions, he could be cleared to begin a rehab assignment.
Al Alburquerque (right elbow surgery in December 2011) went on the 15-day disabled list April 3, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on April 24. He won’t be back with the Tigers before midseason.
Al Alburquerque was placed on the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, opening a spot on the Tigers’ 40-man roster for a possible future player addition Alburquerque had offseason surgery to insert a screw at the tip of his right elbow to stabilize a non-displaced bone fracture.
Alburquerque underwent a surgical procedure to have a screw inserted into his olecranon to stabilize a non-displaced stress fracture in his right elbow.
A thin bullpen, mainly because manager Jim Leyland couldn’t use Al Alburquerque as much as he would have liked, and a thick list of nicked-up players hurt the Tigers’ chances of overcoming Texas in their six-game American League Championship Series.
Al Alburquerque (sore right hip) was grimacing during his Sept. 14 outing. He won’t pitch in the Sept. 15-18 series at Oakland.
Al Alburquerque (concussion) went on the seven-day disabled list Aug. 12.
Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque will be out at least 10 more days because of lingering effects of a concussion sustained last week.
Al Alburquerque (concussion) went on the seven-day disabled list Aug. 12. The Tigers hoped he could return by the weekend of Aug. 19.
Detroit Tigers reliever Al Alburquerque was struck in the head by a line drive during batting practice and carted off the field at Camden Yards.