Putkonen to Be Recalled from Toledo to Rejoin Depleted, Battered Bullpen

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Putkonen to Be Recalled from Toledo to Rejoin Depleted, Battered Bullpen
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DETROIT — Considering the dearth of guys who fit the description in the Detroit Tigers' bullpen at the moment, it seemed almost criminal that a guy who'd proven he could be a big-league pitcher wasn't part of the equation. That will be remedied Tuesday, when the Tigers will recall Luke Putkonen from Triple-A Toledo. He'll fill the spot vacated Sunday when they optioned right-hander Evan Reed down after the national TV loss to the Rangers.

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