Tigers recall Bruce Rondon

Updated: April 23, 2013, 6:40 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Bruce Rondon is in the major leagues. Now the hard-throwing right-hander will try to earn a consistent role in the Detroit bullpen.

"He's not going to be the closer to start with," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. "That doesn't mean he will never close a game, it just means right now I want to break him in and get his feet wet in the big leagues a little bit and see what he looks like."

The 22-year-old Rondon was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday when the Tigers ...

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