The Tigers optioned Luke Putnoken to Triple-A to clear room for Coke.
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Luke Putkonen impressed the Tigers during his call-up, but he was the odd man out when room needed to made on the roster for a healthy Phil Coke.
Luke Putkonen and Luis Marte are both looking to head north with the Tigers after Spring Training, but both need to cut down their walk numbers (among other things) to improve in 2013.
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Putkonen debuted for the Tigers in 2012, with middling results. But aside from the poor raw numbers, does he profile as anything further than a long reliever? How does his stuff rate from a scouting perspective? Find out here!!
Jacob Turner has been recalled by the Detroit Tigers and will make his season debut for the club this afternoon.
The Detroit Tigers have placed right-handed reliever Octavio Dotel on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 3, with right shoulder inflammation.