The Toledo Mud Hens, the Tigers' Triple-A affiliate, placed pitcher Luke Putkonen on the disabled list, according to the Toledo Blade. Putkonen has been dealing with an elbow injury and there is no timetable for his return. Replacing Putkonen on the Mud Hens' roster will be right-handed pitcher Ryan Perry , who was promoted from the Double-A Erie SeaWolves.
The Tigers released pitcher Luke Putkonen on Saturday. Putkonen missed most of last season with an elbow injury, and the team outrighed him to Triple-A in January, removing him from the 40-man roster. He had a non-roster invitation to Major League camp, but he had a 7.36 ERA in four games.
The Tigers announced some roster cuts on Tuesday, per the Detroit Free Press. The team reassigned right-hander Luke Putkonen and left-handers Omar Duran and Joe Mantiply to minor-league camp.
The Tigers announced Thursday reliever Luke Putkonen was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo. He was designated for assignment last week.
Tigers pitcher Luke Putkonen is throwing at 100 percent, according to the Detroit Free Press. Putkonen made two appearances for Detroit last season, but underwent elbow surgery in June. He was designated for assignment by the club on Tuesday, and could become a free-agent if he isn't claimed on waivers.
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