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Melvin Mercedes called up from Toledo to replace Buck Farmer on Tigers' roster

Melvin Mercedes is the latest Tigers' pitcher to be called up to Detroit for his major league debut. He replaces Kevin Whelan, who was optioned to make room for starting pitcher Buck Farmer. Farmer was optioned after Tuesday's game. The Detroit Tigers have optioned starting pitcher Buck Farmer to triple- A Toledo, and recalled right handed relief pitcher, Melvin Mercedes from Toledo. Farmer will be eligible to be recalled in ten days, or sooner, if another player is placed on the disabled list. He can be recalled in any case, as a "26th man" should the Tigers want to give him a start on...

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