Monday, June 21, 2010

Tigers to Recall Jay Sborz on Tuesday

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The Tigers today announced the club will recall the contract of righthanded pitcher Jay Sborz from Triple A Toledo on Tuesday. Sborz will take the spot of righthanded Rick Porcello on the club's 25-man roster. Porcello had his contract optioned to Toledo by the Tigers prior to Sunday's game versus Arizona.

Sborz has compiled a 1-1 record, 3.04 ERA (26.2IP/10ER), 15 saves and 28 strikeouts in 24 appearances with the Mud Hens in 2010. He is currently third in the International League with 15 saves.

Sborz will wear number 56 with the Tigers when he is in uniform for the club beginning on Tuesday night in New York.