Latest Player News for Detroit
Fister took the loss to the Twins on Saturday, despite turning in a quality start. He allowed three runs on eight hits and one walk, while striking out seven over seven innings.
Jackson (hamstring) was able to throw Friday and plans to start hitting from a tee in the near future, but he isn't expected to return to the lineup anytime soon, the Detroit News
Kelly was 1-for-4 with two runs scored, and a two-run home run in Detroit's 6-0 win over the Twins on Friday night.
Cabrera was 1-for-4 with two RBI in the Tigers' win over Minnesota on Friday night.
Sanchez twirled a one-hitter against the Twins on Friday night, walking three and striking out 12.
Regular closer Jose Valverde will not be available out of the bullpen Friday, so Benoit will get the ball if the Tigers are in a save situation Friday night, James Schmehl of MLive.com
Worth, who has been sidelined with a heel injury since April 18, hopes to return to action for Triple-A Toledo in about two weeks, Mlive.com
Benoit picked up his first win of the season Thursday, hurling a perfect eighth inning with one strikeout against the Twins.
Infante went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in Thursday's win over Minnesota.
Cabrera continued his tear Thursday night, finishing 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and two runs in a win over the Twins.
Valverde pitched a perfect ninth inning with a pair of strikeouts in Thursday’s 7-6 win over Minnesota to earn his fifth save of the season.