First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/28, issued at 10:03 AM Bryceville, FL | Callahan, FL | Fernandina Beach, FL | Glen Saint Mary, FL

Hamstring issue sends Tigers' Jackson to DL

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/13/2013 1:20 pm

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers have placed center fielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Avisail Garcia from Triple-A Toledo.

Jackson heads to the DL with a pulled right hamstring. He is hitting .272 with two homers, seven doubles, 11 RBI and 33 runs scored through 34 games this season.

The 21-year-old Garcia had a robust .432 batting average (16-for-37) in eight games for the Mud Hens

Garcia made his big league debut with the Tigers in 2012 as a late-season callup, posting a .319 average in 23 games. He contributed to Detroit's run to the World Series, hitting .455 (5-for-11) with three RBI in the sweep of the New York Yankees in the ALCS.

Share
Action Sports 360 ยป
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.