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Victor Martinez    DH   Detroit Tigers
Martinez slugged his 24th home run (a grand slam off Kirby Yates in the seventh inning) of the year, while also adding a double and a walk in going 2-for-3 at the plate with five RBI in Wednesday's game against the Rays.

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Rick Porcello    P   Detroit Tigers
Porcello pitched an absolute gem against the Rays Wednesday, tossing a complete-game shutout while giving up just three hits (no walks) and striking out four batters in picking up his 14th win (14-8) of the year.

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Luke Putkonen    P   Detroit Tigers
Putkonen (elbow) threw a 30-pitch bullpen Wednesday and has been progressing well with High-A Lakeland, MLive's James Schmehl reports.

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Andy Dirks    OF   Detroit Tigers
Dirks (hamstring) has been shut down after an MRI Wednesday revealed a Grade 1, partial Grade 2 hamstring strain, MLive's James Schmehl reports.

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Justin Verlander    P   Detroit Tigers
Verlander (shoulder) is scheduled to toss a light bullpen session Thursday with the intention of starting one game of Saturday's doubleheader at Minnesota, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

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Joe Nathan    P   Detroit Tigers
Nathan claimed his 26th save of the season Tuesday vs. the Rays, giving up one run in the bottom 11th inning in the 8-6 victory.

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J.D. Martinez    OF   Detroit Tigers
Martinez swatted his 17th homer of the season in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

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Andrew Romine    SS   Detroit Tigers
Romine went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

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Max Scherzer    P   Detroit Tigers
Scherzer shook off a rocky first two frames to go seven innings Tuesday, allowing four runs on four hits and three walks with nine strikeouts at Tampa Bay.

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Justin Verlander    P   Detroit Tigers
Verlander (shoulder) played catch for approximately 10 minutes from 60 feet Tuesday, George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press reports. Speaking of the session, Verlander said, "Definitely felt a whole lot better. There wasn't that can't-get-loose feeling. Arm felt loose and felt good."

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Kevin Whelan    P   Detroit Tigers
Whelan cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

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Rajai Davis    OF   Detroit Tigers
Davis (thumb) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rays, James Schmehl of MLive Media Group reports.

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Jim Johnson    P   Detroit Tigers
Johnson made his Tigers debut Sunday, giving up three runs (one earned) on two hits and a walk, striking out one while recording just two outs.

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Robbie Ray    P   Detroit Tigers
Ray struggled again Sunday against the Mariners, giving up four runs (three earned) on seven hits and two walks over five innings. He struck out only one batter.

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Rajai Davis    OF   Detroit Tigers
Davis had X-rays on his thumb contusion that came back negative for any broken bones, MLive.com reports.

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Ian Kinsler    2B   Detroit Tigers
Kinsler is in the throes of a major slump, hitting .221/.248/.267 in his last 31 games since the All-Star break, MLive.com reports.

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Andy Dirks    OF   Detroit Tigers
Dirks reinjured his hamstring during a rehab game with Triple-A Toledo on Sunday, John Wagner of the Toledo Blade reports.

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Rajai Davis    OF   Detroit Tigers
Davis left Sunday's game due to a left thumb contusion.

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Joakim Soria    P   Detroit Tigers
Soria (oblique) will likely rejoin the bullpen when he's first eligible, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports. "He's definitely feeling better," manager Brad Ausmus said Sunday.

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Jonathon Crawford    P   Detroit Tigers
Crawford, 22, has a 3.12 ERA and 69:43 K:BB ratio through 104 innings for Low-A West Michigan.

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Eugenio Suarez    SS   Detroit Tigers
Suarez isn't in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners.

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Torii Hunter    OF   Detroit Tigers
Hunter is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners.

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Kevin Whelan    P   Detroit Tigers
Whelan's contract was designated for assignment Sunday.

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Melvin Mercedes    P   Detroit Tigers
Mercedes has been optioned back to Triple-A Toledo, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

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Jim Johnson    P   Detroit Tigers
Johnson has been called up by the Tigers, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.

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Justin Verlander    P   Detroit Tigers
Verlander (shoulder) hopes to start next Friday at the Twins, the Associated Press reports.

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Rick Porcello    P   Detroit Tigers
Porcello allowed six runs -- five earned -- on 10 hits and no walks Friday with three strikeouts in a loss against the Mariners.

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Andy Dirks    OF   Detroit Tigers
Dirks (hamstring) will resume his rehab assignment Saturday, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

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Alex Avila    C   Detroit Tigers
Avila is out of the lineup Friday against the Mariners.

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J.D. Martinez    OF   Detroit Tigers
Martinez went 2-for-3 with a homer and a walk Thursday against the Pirates.

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Max Scherzer    P   Detroit Tigers
Scherzer (14-4) tossed eight shutout innings and struck out 14 Pirates on Thursday, allowing just three hits and two walks in the victory.

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Jim Johnson    P   Detroit Tigers
Johnson is on the verge of being recalled from Triple-A Toledo, but the Tigers instead elected to recall Melvin Mercedes prior to Thursday's game, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

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Alex Avila    C   Detroit Tigers
Avila went 1-for-3 with a solo shot in Wednesday's win over Pittsburgh.

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Victor Martinez    DH   Detroit Tigers
Martinez went 3-for-4 with three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Pirates.

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Nick Castellanos    OF   Detroit Tigers
Castellanos went 2-for-4 with a home run and a triple in Wednesday's win over the Pirates.

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Melvin Mercedes    P   Detroit Tigers
Mercedes will be called up from Triple-A Toledo on Thursday.

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Buck Farmer    P   Detroit Tigers
The Tigers optioned Farmer to Triple-A Toledo following Wednesday's game, James Schmehl of MLive Media Group reports.

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