Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:52:32 -0800
The Detroit Tigers have invited 17 players to major league camp next month in Lakeland, Fla. Invited are P's Alberto Cabrera, Rafael Dolis, Joel Hanrahan, Tim Melville, Luke Putkonen, Omar Duran and Joe Mantiply; C's Miguel Gonzalez, Austin Green, Grayson Greiner and Manny Pina; IF's Jordan Lennerton, Jefry Marte, Aaron Westlake and Joshua Wilson; and OF's Xavier Avery and Jason Krizan.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:06:56 -0800
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo Thursday, Jan. 15.
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:56:26 -0800
The Detroit Tigers signed free-agent RP Tom Gorzelanny (Brewers) to an undisclosed one-year deal Tuesday, Jan. 6. In a corresponding move, RP Luke Putkonen was designated for assignment.
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:22:14 -0800
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen was designated for assignment Tuesday, Jan. 6.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:51:53 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Luke Putkonen (elbow) will start his rehab assignment with Single-A West Michigan Thursday, Aug. 28. He's been out since April 19 with right elbow inflammation.
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.