Luis Marte RP DET 3 Months
Tigers transferred RHP Luis Marte to the 60-day disabled list.
It's merely a procedural move as the Tigers wanted to create another open spot on the 40-man roster as they attempt to align themselves for the postseason. Marte is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery in early June.
Luis Marte RP DET 4 Months
Tigers recalled RHP Luis Marte from Triple-A Toledo, placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.
It's just a procedural move, as he'll be transferred to the 60-day disabled list in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Marte is done for the season following surgery on his right shoulder last month.
Luis Marte RP DET 9 Months
Tigers reliever Luis Marte recorded his second save of the spring with a perfect frame against the Nationals on Sunday.
Don't read much of anything into the two saves; he's getting to work the ninth because the Tigers' likelier closer possibilities are pitching earlier in games and thus facing better hitters. Marte is just trying to make the team, and for that to happen, he'll probably need Bruce Rondon to get sent down. He should have a shot, though; he's a better pitcher than Rondon right now.
Luis Marte RP DET May 24 '12
Luis Marte (hamstring) could join the Tigers on Friday.
Marte has looked sharp in a couple of rehab appearances at Triple-A Toledo and could be of help to the Tigers' battered bullpen. He's been sidelined since the start of the season with a severe hamstring strain.