Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers activated pitcher
Anibal Sanchez from the 15-day disabled list to take the mound against the
Indians on Saturday.
The Venezuelan native will be making his first start since June 15 when he
allowed two runs on five hits and four walks in 3 2/3 innings. He has been out
since with a strained right shoulder.
On the year the 29-year-old righty is 6-5 with a 2.76 earned run average in 13
The Tigers optioned pitcher Jose Alvarez to Triple-A Toledo to make room for
Sanchez. Alvarez went 1-2 with a 5.03 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 19 2/3 innings
over four starts for the Tigers.
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