The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.
Tigers have announced they have picked up the club options for 2013 on both Octavio Dotel & Jhonny Peralta.
The Detroit Tigers are ready to welcome Alex Avila back from the disabled list.
Gerald Laird (right hamstring tightness) left the June 1 game. Manager Jim Leyland said he hoped to have Laird back for the June 5 game against Cleveland.