|Jan. 15 12:36 PM PT1:36 PM MT2:36 PM CT3:36 PM ET15:36 ET20:36 GMT4:36 1:36 PM MST3:36 PM EST4:06 PM VEN0:36 UAE (+1)2:36 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have sent right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen outright to Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers announced the move Thursday.
Analysis: Putkonen had been designated for assignment last week when the Tigers signed left-handed reliever Tom Gorzelanny. The 28-year-old Putkonen has been dealing with elbow problems. He made only two appearances last year - both in April - before spending the rest of the season on the disabled list. In his three-year career with Detroit, Putkonen is 1-5 with a 4.66 ERA in 44 games.
|Jan. 6 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET15:12 ET20:12 GMT4:12 1:12 PM MST3:12 PM EST3:42 PM VEN0:12 UAE (+1)2:12 PM CT-Putkonen has been designated for assignment.
Analysis: The move was made to make room for journeyman Tom Gorzelanny on the roster Tuesday.
|Apr. 21 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Putkonen is out for the season with right elbow inflammation.
Analysis: Putkonen had a 27.00 ERA in two appearances for the Tigers this season.
|Feb. 24 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET23:55 GMT7:55 4:55 PM MST6:55 PM EST7:25 PM VEN3:55 UAE (+1)5:55 PM CT-Detroit announced agreements with right-handers Jose Ortega, Luke Putkonen and Evan Reed, left-handers Kyle Lobstein and Drew Smyly, infielder Nick Castellanos and outfielder Steven Moya.
Analysis: The Tigers now have 32 players on the club's 40-man roster under contract for 2014.