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Jordan Zimmermann put on Tigers’ DL

Jordan Zimmermann put on Tigers’ DL
Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann walks to the dugout after being relieved during the fourth inning on June 24.
(Carlos Osorio / Associated Press)

Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who was scheduled to start for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday against Cleveland, was put on the 15-day disabled list because of a neck strain.

Zimmermann is 9-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 15 starts. He signed a five-year, $110 million contract with Detroit in the offseason after compiling a 70-50 record in six seasons with Washington and making the NL All-Star team twice. 

Reyes set to rejoin the Mets

The New York Mets said Monday that Jose Reyes will rejoin the club for Tuesday’s game against the Miami Marlins, his return to the major leagues after a domestic-violence suspension. 

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Reyes, 33, has shifted to third base in the minors and is likely to play there with New York.

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Third baseman Trevor Plouffe was put on the DL by the Minnesota Twins because of a broken rib. ...

Right-hander Jameson Taillon was put on the DL by the Pittsburgh Pirates because of shoulder fatigue. ...

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The Washington Nationals optioned outfielder Michael Taylor to triple A to make room on the active roster for closer Jonathan Papelbon, who was reinstated from the disabled list. ...

The Cleveland Indians designated relievers Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny for assignment. ...

The Cincinnati Reds, whose 5.51 earned-run average is the worst in the majors, fired pitching coach Mark Riggins.


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