Detroit Tigers release reliever Luke Putkonen
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Luke Putkonen entered camp with a chance to crack the Detroit Tigers' opening day roster. Now, he's out of a job. Putkonen has been released,...Sunday March 29, 2015
Luke Putkonen may be cleared to pitch this season
Tigers long reliever Luke Putkonen still has a chance to be ready to pitch by season's end, according to head athletic trainer Kevin Rand. "He's...
Sunday August 10, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Luke Putkonen is just happy to pitch in
For the record, Luke Putkonen doesn't really care. As long as he's pitching in the big leagues and helping the Tigers win, he's not sweating...
Monday June 3, 2013
Detroit Tigers recall Luke Putkonen
In the midst of a tight pennant race, the Detroit Tigers have used the expanded September rosters to add a reliever from their farm system...
Wednesday September 5, 2012
Luke Putkonen recalled by Detroit
Remember Luke Putkonen? He's back. The Detroit Tigers placed ailing right-hander Octavio Dotel on the disabled list on Tuesday, while also announcing the return of...
Tuesday June 12, 2012
Luke Putkonen called up by Detroit Tigers
The Detroit Tigers optioned pitcher Thad Weber to Triple-A Toledo this morning and will call up right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen. The move was made, in...Thursday April 26, 2012
Luke Putkonen will make first pro playoff start in must-win game
Luke Putkonen pitched on the grandest stage in college baseball while playing for UNC. As a sophomore, he started for the Tar Heels in the...
Friday September 11, 2009
Seniors Form Baseball's Backbone
With this senior class playing for a third-straight trip to the College World Series, numbers do not accurately reflect its importance to this program. Eight...
Saturday June 7, 2008
Cary Super Regional: Who has the edge?
Developing elite pitchers has become a tradition for North Carolina. Most recently, Andrew Miller, Daniel Bard, Luke Putkonen and Robert Woodard blossomed into premier pitchers...
Friday June 6, 2008
CWS: Saturday's Pitching Preview
Freshman Alex White has struggled mightily in the postseason, but just like Robert Woodard and Luke Putkonen have done, White is due for a big...
Saturday June 23, 2007