The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed outfielder Casper Wells on waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
The Detroit Tigers have confirmed Saturday the club has acquired righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and David Pauley from the Seattle Mariners.
The Tigers are calling up 20-year-old super-prospect Jacob Turner to start Saturday against the Angels, but by the end of the day, they expect to announce a new member of their starting rotation.
Jim Leyland had to do something after Detroit’s 8-3 win over Oakland that he did not relish; he had to tell Casper Wells, who made the opening day roster, he was being sent back to the minors.
Four young outfielders are in the running for what is probably only one available spot on the Detroit bench.
Larry Parrish, the manager of the Tigers’ Triple-A Toledo farm club, summoned outfielder Casper Wells to his office before a game in July.