Tigers agree to $1.9 million deal with Phil Coke - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN
Detroit Tigers agreed Thursday to a non-guaranteed, $1.9 million, one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Phil Coke , a deal that avoided salary arbitration. Coke was 0-5 with a 5.40 ERA in 49 games this year for the Tigers, who
Coke in, Putkonen out for Tigers
Detroit left-hander Phil Coke has been added to the roster for the AL championship series after missing the division series with elbow problems. Coke gives
Relievers can't match rotation
runs in 6 1/3 innings during Game 4 of the World Series before the San Francisco Giants won 4-3 with a run against Phil Coke in the 10th. And on Saturday night, Scherzer could only watch after leaving with runners at first and second and one
Napoli, Lackey lead Sox to Game 3 win
fifth. "We won a game with four hits tonight. It says a lot about this team," Gomes said. NOTES: Detroit reliever Phil Coke struck out seven straight over multiple outings during last year's World Series against San Francisco, according to
Did ALCS change with one changeup?
previous night. His other two lefties were rookie Jose Alvarez, who has only 14 major-league appearances, and veteran Phil Coke , who had not pitched since Sept. 18 because of elbow problems. Benoit’s changeup makes him effective against left
And the ALCS winner will be ...
counters for the Red Sox’s left-handed hitters — and Smyly was less effective in the second half than in the first. Phil Coke , who will be activated for this series, likely is not the answer — left-handed hitters had a .760 OPS against him
Tigers pick Scherzer to start playoff opener - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN
won't pitch until Game 3 against the Athletics . Doug Fister starts Game 4. Leyland said relievers Bruce Rondon and Phil Coke will likely miss the series due to elbow problems. Scherzer is a favorite to win his first Cy Young Award, and it
Peralta to rejoin Tigers on Friday
Iglesias from Boston shortly before the ban took effect. The Tigers were short in the bullpen Wednesday. Left-hander Phil Coke was in Detroit for tests on his elbow, and righty Bruce Condon was unavailable due to soreness in his elbow.
Tigers clinch AL Central with 1-0 win over Twins
perfect throw to third base that caught Alex Presley stealing. Scherzer pumped his arm as he walked off the mound. With Phil Coke and Bruce Rondon out because of elbow soreness and Al Alburquerque unavailable because of fatigue, the Tigers needed
Tigers clinch playoff spot with 4-2 win over Twins
chances. Jackson and Torii Hunter each had three hits, and Rondon struck out the side in the eighth. NOTES: Tigers LHP Phil Coke returned to Detroit to have an MRI on his ailing left elbow. Leyland said Coke felt more tightness in his elbow in the