Luke Putkonen

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 15: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the eight inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree To Terms With Seven Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following seven players on contracts for the 2014 season

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: Joe Nathan #36 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Houston Astros in the 9th inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

How’d He Get That Number? Joe Nathan Owes Luke Putkonen Dinner

I wonder if Luke knows yet? He should order the most expensive thing on the menu when he find out.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16:  National League All-Star David Wright #5 of the New York Mets bats against pitcher American League All-Star Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tigers Face Chris Sale For First Time Since July 11 Incident

The last time the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox met, benches cleared, bullpens emptied and Tigers manager Jim Leyland strayed from his goal of not blowing up at umpires.

CBS Detroit–07/22/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 08: Bruce Rondon of Venezuela and the Detroit Tigers during player introductions prior to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 8, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree To Terms With Seven Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following seven players on contracts for the 2013 season

97.1 The Ticket–02/19/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 9: Relief pitcher Duane Below #64 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 9, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Putkonen Replaces Below In Bullpen

LHP Duane Below was optioned to Class AAA Toledo after Monday night’s 9-3 loss at Minnesota.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2012

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 15: Octavio Dotel #20 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning on his way to his first save of the season against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on May 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tigers defeated the White Sox 10-8. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Octavio Dotel Placed On 15-Day DL

For the ninth time this season the Tigers have had to place a player on the disabled list.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2012

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 14: Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox steals second base as Ramon Santiago #39 of the Detroit Tigers takes the throw in the eighth inning on May 14, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-5. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bullpen Lets Tigers Down Again

The Tigers have a different hero every day when they win and a new goat when they don’t.

97.1 The Ticket–05/15/2012

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29: Luke Putkonen #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the New York Yankees in his MLB debut at Yankee Stadium on April 29, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Yankees defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Notes, Quotes 5-10-12

Luke Putkonen made his second major league appearance Wednesday night and picked up his first defeat.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012

OMAHA, NE - JUNE 24: Starting pitcher Luke Putkonen #39 of the North Carolina Tar Heels pitches during the first inning to the Oregon State Beavers during the Beavers 9-3 win to claim a second straight NCAA Championship in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series Championship at Rosenblatt Stadium on June 24, 2007 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Putkonen Joins Tigers Bullpen

RHP Luke Putkonen had his contract purchased Thursday from Class AAA Toledo, and he reported in time to be available to pitch, though he wasn’t used.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2012

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