Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:33:30 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) is close to returning to the team and could make one or two rehab appearances before being activated.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:39:38 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Friday, Aug. 8, and did not report any pain. He is expected to throw bullpen sessions over the next two weeks before he faces live batting. Putkonen could try to go on a rehab assignment if he does not have any setbacks, but the minor league seasons could be over. He would pitch simulated games if he is not able to go on assignment.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:06:41 -0700
The Detroit Tigers have transferred RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:11:03 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (shoulder) was in the clubhouse Monday, June 16, after undergoing surgery last week to remove a bone spur from his left elbow. His left arm was in a protective wrap, which he said is expected to be removed Tuesday, June 17.
Sat, 14 Jun 2014 06:26:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) will be reevaluated in six to eight weeks after undergoing elbow surgery Thursday, June 12.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:28:17 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) underwent successful arthroscopic surgery to remove a posterior osteophyte from his right elbow Thursday, June 12.
Sat, 24 May 2014 11:29:28 -0700
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) is unlikely to need surgery.
Fri, 16 May 2014 19:28:35 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) is scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews next week to have his injured elbow examined.
Fri, 09 May 2014 00:53:31 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) threw for Class A West Michigan on Wednesday, May 7, and he is expected to pitch Friday at Triple-A Toledo. He has been on the disabled list for about three weeks with elbow inflammation.
Sat, 03 May 2014 19:25:27 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) threw a bullpen session Friday, May 2, and he is scheduled to throw batting practice Sunday, May 4. He is likely to head out on a minor-league rehab assignment as early as next week as long as he suffers no setbacks.