Tigers place Robertson on DL
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Tigers placed left-handed reliever Nate Robertson on the 15-day disabled list before Thursday's game at Minnesota and called up left-hander Luke French from Triple-A Toledo.
Robertson was put on the DL retroactive to May 6 with a muscle strain in his lower back.
Manager Jim Leyland said Robertson hurt his back while doing squats after a game at Cleveland last weekend and likely won't be ready for at least another seven or eight days.
Had the team known ...
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