Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers have placed center fielder
Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Avisail
Garcia from Triple-A Toledo.
Jackson heads to the DL with a pulled right hamstring. He is hitting .272 with
two homers, seven doubles, 11 RBI and 33 runs scored through 34 games this
The 21-year-old Garcia had a robust .432 batting average (16-for-37) in eight
games for the Mud Hens
Garcia made his big league debut with the Tigers in 2012 as a late-season
callup, posting a .319 average in 23 games. He contributed to Detroit's run to
the World Series, hitting .455 (5-for-11) with three RBI in the sweep of the
New York Yankees in the ALCS.
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