Tigers send erratic rookie LHP Miller to Class A
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tigers pitcher Andrew Miller was optioned to Class-A Lakeland on Thursday but could be back with Detroit in September.
The Tigers, who began the day 4½ games behind first-place Cleveland in the AL Central, recalled right-hander Virgil Vasquez from Triple-A Toledo to start Friday night at Oakland. Vasquez was 12-5 with a 3.48 ERA in 25 starts for the Mud Hens, tied for the International League lead in wins and second with 127 strikeouts.
In addition, Detroit ...
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