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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