Tigers starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein (shoulder) was activated off the 60-day disabled list Thursday. The Tigers also announced he will start Friday's game against the Indians. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, Detroit outrighted the contract of reliever Josh Zeid to Triple-A Toledo.
Tigers starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein tossed a solid rehab start on Wednesday and felt good after the performance, per the Detroit Free Press. Lobstein threw 45 pitches in three innings, while allowing one run on three hits and one walk for Class A Lakeland on Wednesday. "He only threw 45 pitches, 46, something like that," Ausmus said. "He threw the day after and felt fine. I know that. Tossed, 90 feet or whatever it was." Ausmus said that Lobstein would need to produce at least four rehab starts to build up his pitch count, but even when he returns he would not be guaranteed a spot in the rotation. "I'm looking for anything right now, we just want him to get through his rehab first," Ausmus said. Lobstein has been on the disabled list with a sore left shoulder since May 24.
Tigers left-hander Kyle Lobstein, who has been sidelined for two months with a shoulder injury, is nearing a rehab assignment after a 60-pitch bullpen session Monday, per the Detroit Free Press. Lobstein compiled a 3-5 record and 4.34 ERA in eight starts before going down.
Tigers pitcher Kyle Lobstein (shoulder) has been cleared to begin throwing, according to MLive.com. He is rehabbing at the team's spring facility in Lakeland, Fla. "He'll start a program designed to get his arm strength back," team trainer Kevin Rand said, per MLB.com.
Tigers pitcher Kyle Lobstein had a cortisone shot on Friday. Lobstein was ready to begin throwing again last weekend, when soreness in his shoulder forced the team to shut him down. The shoulder problem is what landed Lobstein on the disabled list. Lobstein remains shut down, per MLive.