The Tigers have activated left-hander Kyle Lobstein from the 60-day disabled list to start the opener of a weekend series against the Cleveland Indians.
With every game Verlander misses, however, Lobstein gets another start, and that experience could benefit the Tigers sooner than later.
Lobstein’s first start this season will be Sunday against the Cleveland Indians.
Detroit sent down Kyle Lobstein and brought up two other pitchers – reliever Evan Reed and starting pitcher Kyle Ryan.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following seven players on contracts for the 2014 season
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has purchased the contracts of lefthanded pitcher Kyle Lobstein, righthanded pitcher Justin Miller and first baseman Jordan Lennerton from Triple A Toledo, shortstop Eugenio Suarez and center fielder Daniel Fields from Double A Erie, and righthanded pitcher Jose Valdez and right fielder Steven Moya from Single A Lakeland.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has outrighted the contract of lefthanded pitcher Kyle Lobstein to Double A Erie. The club has traded catcher Curt Casali to the Tampa Bay Rays to retain the rights to Lobstein, a Rule 5 Draft selection.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has acquired second baseman Jeff Kobernus from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for infielder/outfielder Justin Henry, and the club acquired lefthanded pitcher Kyle Lobstein from the New York Mets in exchange for cash considerations.