by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Tigers option Valdez, VerHagen, Machado, Fields, Bernard to minors
The Tigers optioned Jose Valdez, Drew VerHagen, Dixon Machado and Daniel Fields to Triple-A Toledo and Wynton Bernard to Double-A Erie, according to MLive.com. The team also reassigned Tim Melville, Austin Green and Miguel Gonzalez to minor-league camp.
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Tim Melville, Kyle Lobstein to start Monday and Tuesday for Tigers
Tigers coach Brad Ausmus announced that pitchers Tim Melville and Kyle Lobstein, respectively, will get starts in upcoming games on Monday and Tuesday, according to MLB.com. Melville will start in an exhibition between the Tigers and college team Florida Southern. Lobstein will start in Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Orioles.