Luke Putkonen

Detroit Tigers #39 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 05/10/86
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 200
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2014 Tigers 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 6 8 8 2 2 1 27.00 3.00

Luke Putkonen undergoes elbow surgery

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Dr. James Andrews removed a bone spur from Putkonen's right elbow. There is no set timetable for his return.

Luke Putkonen to see Dr. James Andrews

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Luke Putkonen's injury rehab for right elbow inflammation has been put on hold. The next step will be a visit with Tommy John surgery specialist Dr. James Andrews.

Tigers call up J.D. Martinez, Luke Putkonen to DL

Just who exactly is J.D. Martinez?

Bullpens are becoming a problem everywhere

Many bullpens are struggling early in the season as a look around SB Nation reveals

Luke Putkonen the favorite for last bullpen job

Luke Putkonen has a very good chance to claim the last available spot in the Tigers bullpen to start the 2014 season.

Luke Putkonen's heritage: Finnish baseball

Baseball is the national sport of Finland. But it is not quite the same as the American pastime.

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Henderson Alvarez throws no-hitter vs. Tigers

Alvarez is the third pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the majors this season.

How Veras addition impacts the bullpen

The acquisition of Jose Veras means Detroit's other relievers slide down a chair.

Leyland's frustration about Joaquin Benoit

Jim Leyland is frustrated that he must use Benoit too much. But does he have any options?

Tough-guy act will cost the Tigers

The Tigers' reaction the recent episodes is natural. But they have to get past it soon, because it's not gong to do them any favors in the end.

White Sox 6, Tigers 3: Phegley's slam backs Sale

Best offensive series of the season allows Sox to take two of three in Detroit

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