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Austin Jackson

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 30: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with his teammates after beating the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 30, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 6-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Is Back

The Detroit Tigers have activated centerfielder and leadoff hitter Austin Jackson, and he is expected to be back in action Friday.

CBS Detroit–06/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 06: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers catches a fly ball against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 6, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Progressing In Rehab Games

Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson went 2 for 5 during Thursday’s rehab game.

97.1 The Ticket–06/14/2013

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 14: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single driving in Jhonny Peralta #27 against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on April 14, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Looks Rusty To Begin Rehab

Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson started his rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2013

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers closes in on a ball hit by Mark Reynolds #12 of the Cleveland Indians for a single in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on May 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Reynolds' single drove in Cleveland's Nick Swisher. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Jackson To Begin Rehab Assignment

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson will join Triple-A Toledo on Monday for a rehab assignment as part of his recovery from a pulled left hamstring.

97.1 The Ticket–06/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 27:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers passes third base coach Tom Brookens #61 to score from second base on a double by Jhonny Peralta in the fifth inning of an interleague game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park on May 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Players Who Need To Get Going For The Tigers’ Offense To Wake Up

Victor Martinez – He has a tremendous track record as a clutch hitter, but there is a possibility sitting out all of last season and age (34) has caught up to Martinez.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 11:  Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers closes in on a ball hit by Mark Reynolds #12 of the Cleveland Indians for a single in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on May 11, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Reynolds' single drove in Cleveland's Nick Swisher. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Not Likely To Return When First Eligible

Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson is eligible to return from the 15-day disabled list Monday, but it appears it could be a bit longer, MLive.com reports.

97.1 The Ticket–05/24/2013

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: Avisail Garcia #34 of the Detroit Tigers hits a RBI single to score Omar Infante (not pictured) #4 in the top of the eighth inning off of Boone Logan #48 of the New York Yankees during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tigers Put Austin Jackson On DL; Recall Avisail Garcia

Detroit Tigers have placed CF Austin Jackson on the 15-day DL with a sore hamstring on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2013

BOSTON, MA - JULY 30:  Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers attempts to collect a ball that hit off of the Green Monster during the game against the Boston Red Sox on July 30, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jackson Homers To Lead Tigers Over Longoria, Rays

Jim Leyland doesn’t know if Nick Castellanos will make his Opening Day roster. Castellanos may not have enough experience in left field, but the Detroit Tigers manager has no doubts about one thing.

97.1 The Ticket–03/01/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after he scored on his solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

With Sluggers Behind, Jackson Has Running Dilemma

Austin Jackson hit a career-best .300 as Detroit’s leadoff hitter last year, but his stolen bases dropped from 22 to 12.

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with third base coach Gene Lamont #22 as Jackson scored on his solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree On 2013 Contracts With Six Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to 2013 contracts with righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and Rick Porcello, lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, catcher Alex Avila and outfielders Brennan Boesch and Austin Jackson.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

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