Ahead of Monday afternoon’s game against the Blue Jays, the Tigers announced that outfielder Leonys Martin and closer Shane Greene have been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and a strained right shoulder, respectively. The club recalled outfielder Mikie Mahtook from Triple-A Toledo and activated pitcher Daniel Stumpf from the 10-day disabled list.
Greene, 29, had a couple of shaky outings recently and his fastball was down a couple MPH during Sunday’s appearance against the Jays. Overall this season, Greene is 19-for-22 in save chances with a 4.03 ERA and a 42/11 K/BB ratio in 38 innings.
Joe Jimenez will fill in at closer while Greene is on the mend. He’s done well setting up for Greene, posting a 2.77 ERA with 44 strikeouts and nine walks across 39 innings.
Martin, 30, suffered his injury on Sunday afternoon running to first base after laying down a bunt. He carries a .758 OPS on the year.