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|Last 10 Games|
Melvin Mercedes has short stay with Detroit
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(8/17/14) The Tigers optioned reliever Melvin Mercedes to Triple-A Toledo following Saturday's game against the Mariners. Mercedes made his MLB debut Friday, throwing two perfect innings and recording two strikeouts.
Melvin Mercedes joins Tigers bullpen
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
|(8/14/14) The Tigers recalled Melvin Mercedes to add an extra arm to the bullpen Thursday, the team announced.
Mercedes is likely to be with the team for just a few days, while waiting for Jim Johnson to join them. He had a 4.33 ERA in 52 innings at Triple-A Toledo prior to his callup.
Melvin Mercedes receives 'good' demotion to Toledo
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(3/12/14) Tigers 23-year-old right-hander Melvin Mercedes has been demoted - but it was a wonderful demotion for him. Rather than sending him to Double-A Erie, they banished him to Triple-A Toledo, where he could serve as the closer.
The Tigers could groom Mercedes for that spot. They signed 39-year-old Joe Nathan in the offseason for that role, but will need to groom a closer for the future. Mercedes, however, has proven neither consistent nor a premier strikeout pitcher at the minor league level.
Tigers strike players from roster
|by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com|
|(3/11/13) The Detroit Tigers continued shaping their roster for the upcoming season and announced the following moves Monday: catcher Ramon Cabrera and shortstop Dixon Machado were assigned to Double-A Erie; pitcher Melvin Mercedes was sent to Class A Lakeland while outfielder Daniel Fields and shortstop Eugenio Suarez were assigned to the team's minor-league camp.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
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