– Alvarez was called up to make a spot start for the Tigers on Sunday against the Indians, while Anibal Sanchez deals with shoulder stiffness. Sanchez's injury isn't thought to be serious and shouldn't keep him from making his next start, thus limiting Alvarez's value to owners. At Triple-A Toledo Alvarez had a 2.42 ERA with 76 strikeouts and 15 walks over 74.1 innings. He's only 24-years old and likely needs more time in the minors, before the team gives him an extended look in their rotation. Not considered much of a prospect, Alvarez isn't in the Tigers long-term plans.
– Carrasco was called up this week to take the rotation spot of Zach McAllister, who is out with a strained finger. In his debut he gave up six earned runs on 10 hits, three walks, and one strikeout to the Tigers. This week he'll have to ride the pine as he serves a seven game suspensi
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