DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson will join Triple-A Toledo on Monday for a rehab assignment as part of his recovery from a pulled left hamstring.

Jackson hasn’t played since May 11. Avisail Garcia has done a nice job filling in for him in center field, but the Tigers are eager for their leadoff hitter to return.

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Jackson is hitting .272 with five stolen bases.

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Tigers manager Jim Leyland said before Sunday’s game against Cleveland that it’s possible Jackson could join the major league club this week in a series at Minnesota.

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