The Detroit Tigers Friday announced the club has acquired righthanded pitcher Collin Balester from the Washington Nationals in exchange for righthanded pitcher Ryan Perry.
Detroit’s bullpen isn’t nearly “all right” as it has been much of the past couple of seasons but it’s a little less left-handed than it has been.
The Detroit Tigers recalled left-handed starter Andy Oliver from Triple-A Toledo after Friday night’s 6-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox.
Going into Monday’s game the Tigers have won 10 of 11 and pulled within 3 ½ games of first place Cleveland.
Right-hander Ryan Perry has been activated from the disabled list by the Detroit Tigers, who sent right-hander Enrique Gonzalez to Triple-A Toledo.
Tigers did outright Enrique Gonzales’ contract to Toledo to make room for Ryan Perry.
Manager Jim Leyland wouldn’t have minded having the option of bringing in Joel Zumaya, either, but he remains in Florida having just been green-lighted to resume light throwing after not having picked up a baseball since the end of February due to lingering elbow soreness.
Detroit manager Jim Leyland says his lineup will be figured out in about a week and the starting pitching is set, leaving the biggest fight in camp for spots in the bullpen.
Mike Sweeney and Josh Wilson took turns crediting the other for a rally that seemed so unlikely from the punchless Mariners. Seattle’s old designated hitter with a balky back, and the youthful looking shortstop nicknamed […]