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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 11:02:28 -0700
Detroit Tigers Ps Drew Smyly and Darin Downs are unavailable for the game against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, April 13, after making lengthy appearances Friday, April 12. However, RP Phil Coke (illness) said he would be available to pitch Saturday, despite spending the previous night at the team hotel due to illness.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:46:51 -0800
Detroit Tigers SP Rick Porcello will start the Grapefruit League spring game Friday, Feb. 22, against the Atlanta Braves. Porcello is battling for the fifth spot in the team's rotation. He will be followed by Ps Luis Marte, Luke Putkonen, Jose A. Ortega and Darin Downs. Ps Jose Alvarez and Kenny Faulk, two non-roster invitees, might also get into the mix.
Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:39:55 -0700
Detroit Tigers RPs Darin Downs, Phil Coke and Brayan Villarreal are unavailable to pitch Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 22:40:56 -0700
The Detroit Tigers optioned RP Luis Marte and INF Danny Worth to Triple-A Toledo Monday, July 2, and they recalled P Jose A. Ortega from the Mud Hens. The Tigers also purchased the contract of P Darin Downs from Toledo.
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:16:21 -0800
The Detroit Tigers invited P Darin Downs (Marlins), C Curt Casali and OF Quintin Berry to spring training.
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 19:56:26 -0800
The Florida Marlins have invited OF Dewayne Wise, 2B Joe Thurston, C Clint Sammons, IF Jamie D'Antona, P Frank Mata, P Darin Downs, P Victor Garate, IF Ruben Gotay, OF Chris Lubanski, OF Josh Kroeger, P Tom Koehler, P Elih Villanueva, P Brad Hand, P Chad James, P Dan Jennings, P Rob Rasmussen, C Vinny Rottino, C Kyle Skipworth, OF Matt Dominguez, IF Donnie Murphy, IF Tim Torres and OF John Raynor to Spring Training, according to MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez.
Fri, 03 Dec 2010 05:33:22 -0800
The Florida Marlins signed free-agent P Darin Downs (Rays) and OF Chris Lubanski (Blue Jays) to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.
Sun, 01 Nov 2009 12:40:51 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays have re-signed P Darin Downs, according to BaseballAmerica.com.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 13:20:59 -0700
Marc Topkin, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Rays P Darin Downs (concussion) was released from the hospital Wednesday, Aug. 26, and is expected to make a full recovery and resume his season next year. Downs reportedly sustained a fractured skull after being hit in the head by a line drive Aug. 17.
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 13:38:01 -0700
Alden Gonzalez, of MLB.com, reports Tampa Bay Rays P Darin Downs (head) is in serious but stable condition after being hit in the head by a line drive while pitching for Double-A Montgomery Monday, Aug. 17. He suffered a fractured skull and is being cared for at St. Vincent's Hospital.
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