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Buck Farmer given Tigers' 1st spot start of 2017 on Friday

Buck Farmer given Tigers' 1st spot start of 2017 on Friday

Farmer has struck out 54 and walked 10 in 54 2/3 innings with the Mud Hens this year. HOUSTON -- The Detroit Tigers are turning to Buck Farmer for their first spot start of the season. Farmer will be recalled from Triple-A Toledo to start the first game of a doubleheader Friday against the Chicago White Sox. Manager Brad Ausmus confirmed the move Thursday before the Tigers' series finale against the Houston Astros. Farmer spent one day with the Tigers last week, serving as an emergency bullpen option. He did not pitch before being optioned back to...
Grand Rapids Press May 22, 2017
Anibal Sanchez, struggling with Tigers, accepts demotion to Toledo

Anibal Sanchez, struggling with Tigers, accepts demotion to Toledo

The Tigers could not have been optioned Sanchez without his permission. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez accepted the move out of a desire to pitch on a consistent schedule as a starting pitcher. HOUSTON -- Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Toledo after struggling during a six-week stint in the bullpen.  The Tigers could not have been optioned Sanchez without his permission. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez accepted the move out of a desire to pitch on a consistent schedule as a starting pitcher. The Tigers recalled...
Grand Rapids Press May 24, 2017
Tigers lineup: Nicholas Castellanos getting 2 days off to 'reset'

Tigers lineup: Nicholas Castellanos getting 2 days off to 'reset'

J.D. Martinez, who has started every game since returning from an eight-week stint on the disabled list, is also getting a night off. HOUSTON -- Nicholas Castellanos will miss his first start of the season on Wednesday night. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he plans to give him another day off on Thursday, giving him a chance to "reset" and start fresh after slumping at the plate and struggling in the field. J.D. Martinez, who has started every game since returning from an eight-week stint on the disabled list, is also getting a night off. Mikie...

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