Angels manager Joe Maddon suggested Saturday that Detmers (illness) could be activated from the COVID-19 injured list at some point during next weekend's series with the Mariners, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

After completing a 40-pitch simulated game earlier this weekend, Detmers is expected to toss one more sim game in the next day or two before getting the green light to rejoin the Angels. On the shelf since Aug. 25 following his positive COVID-19 test, Detmers has taken longer than anticipated to build up upon completing his quarantine period, but given his workload in his most recent sim game, the Angels look to be preparing him for a starting role upon his return. In his first four big-league starts before being shut down, Detmers went 1-3 with a 7.11 ERA and 1.68 WHIP while striking out 17 over 19 frames.

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