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Tigers put Jones on DL, await Farnsworth to take his place

Updated: July 31, 2008, 5:47 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Detroit reliever Todd Jones was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday as the Tigers eagerly waited for Kyle Farnsworth to join them.

Jones, who recently lost his closer's job, has inflammation in his right shoulder. He has been bothered by pain for six weeks but refused to blame it on his recent struggles. Before going on the DL, Jones, was 1-1 with an 11.23 ERA and three blown saves in seven tries in his last 13 outings.

The 40-year-old Jones had an MRI ...

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