Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:36:59 -0800
The Detroit Tigers signed Ps Jose A. Ortega, Luke Putkonen, Evan Reed, Kyle Lobstein and Drew Smyly, 3B Nick Castellanos and OF Steven Moya to undisclosed one-year deals Monday, Feb. 24.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:40:57 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke (forearm) was added to the roster for the American League Championship Series, removing RP Luke Putkonen. Coke hasn't pitched since Sept. 18, dealing with a forearm flexor injury. But he has pitched well against the Boston Red Sox, and he'll be useful against their large amount of left-handed bats in the later innings.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 13:18:19 -0700
Updating previous reports, Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said P Luke Putkonen would be recalled Monday, Sept. 2, with Ps Jeremy Bonderman and Jose Alvarez and C Bryan Holaday being recalled Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:15:27 -0700
The Detroit Tigers have optioned Ps Jeremy Bonderman to Triple-A Toledo and Luke Putkonen to Class A Lakeland.
Fantasy Tip: Both players are expected to rejoin the parent club in a few days, after the minor league season has ended and rosters have expanded.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:55:18 -0700
The Detroit Tigers recalled P Luke Putkonen from Triple-A Toledo Wednesday, Aug. 28, and optioned P Jose Alvarez to the Mud Hens in a corresponding move.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:30:00 -0700
The Detroit Tigers optioned P Luke Putkonen to Triple-A Toledo Tuesday, July 30.
Mon, 20 May 2013 11:41:51 -0700
The Detroit Tigers recalled RP Luke Putkonen from the minors Monday, May 20, and optioned RP Evan Reed in a corresponding move.
Sun, 12 May 2013 09:57:25 -0700
The Detroit Tigers have activated RP Phil Coke (groin) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, RP Luke Putkonen has been optioned to Triple-A Toledo.
Thu, 02 May 2013 01:01:13 -0700
The Detroit Tigers optioned RP Bruce Rondon to Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday, May 1. In a corresponding move, Detroit says it will call up RP Luke Putkonen before the game Thursday, May 2, at the Houston Astros.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:50:11 -0700
The Detroit Tigers placed OF Avisail Garcia (heel) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, March 26, and reassigned P Jose Alvarez, C Brad Davis and 3B Kevin Russo to minor league camp. P Luke Putkonen was optioned to Triple-A Toledo.
Fantasy Tip: This virtually ensures that Quintin Berry will be the fourth outfielder on the opening day roster. He'll split time in left field with Andy Dirks mainly.