The Tigers made it clear to reporters after this afternoon's game that right-hander Drew Hutchison was designated for assignment.

Drew Hitchison- Clear to Reporters

In a similar move, third baseman Jeimer Cadeario is likely to be activated from the inactive list.

Drew Hitchison- Third Batsman

All teams in baseball can now use 13 of the 26 spots on their active roster for pitchers in the MLB Tournament.

Drew Hitchison- Baseball Can Now Use

Many teams, including the Tigers have chosen a ratio of 14-12 between pitchers and position players in recent years.

Drew Hitchison- Including the Tigers

Hutchison, 31, has been designated for assignment three times in the last year. He was a starting pitcher.

Drew Hitchison- Has been Designated

He was signed to a minor league contract by the Tigers for the 2021 season. His contract was selected in August.

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Drew Hitchison- Signed to Minor League

He signed another minor league contract with Detroit after achieving free agency at the season's conclusion.

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Drew Hitchison- Contract with Detroit

He returned to the majors in less than a week and is now designated for assignment. Through 24 1/3 innings, he has a 4.81 ERA..

Drew Hitchison- Innings & ERA

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