The Detroit Tigers need more flexibility for this weekend’s tilt against the Cleveland Indians, and they turned to their Triple-A affiliate in Toledo to do so.
Starter Drew Hutchinson was pulled from his start during the 2nd inning in Columbus, and is now an additional option for the Tigers on Sunday against Cleveland, originally slated to be a bullpen game.
Toledo Mud Hens starter Drew Hutchison was pulled in the 2nd inning today in Columbus.
A.J. Hinch said that's to give the Tigers more flexibility for Sunday, which was slated to be a bullpen game. Hutchison is now a spot start option if needed.
— Evan Woodbery (@evanwoodbery) August 11, 2021
The Lakeland, FL native has enjoyed an 8-3 record with a 3.63 ERA and 1.35 WHIP with Toledo this season.