DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers positioned left-handed beginning pitcher Blaine Hardy on the 10-day disabled checklist with elbow tendinitis earlier than their sport in opposition to the Minnesota Twins on Friday.
The Tigers recalled left-handed starter Ryan Carpenter from Triple-A Toledo to take Hardy’s place on the roster.
Carpenter was anticipated to begin Saturday’s sport rather than injured starter Artie Lewicki. Now he’ll seemingly function an emergency bullpen possibility on Friday together with his begin on Saturday now tentative.
Hardy had been scheduled to begin on Sunday, the collection finale in Minneapolis. The Tigers might go together with a “bullpen day” or shuffle the roster once more to carry up one other starter.
Hardy, 31, is 4-5 with a 3.91 ERA in 78 1/Three innings for the Tigers. He is struck out 58 and walked 20.
Carpenter, who signed with the Tigers as a free agent over the winter, has pitched solely 12 2/Three innings with the big-league membership this 12 months. He is struck out 68 and walked 18 in 71 1/Three innings in Toledo.