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Detroit Tigers place reliever Michael Fulmer (neck) on 10-day injured list

Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer (32) walks off the field after pitching against Cleveland during the eighth inning at Comerica Park in Detroit on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer (32) walks off the field after pitching against Cleveland during the eighth inning at Comerica Park in Detroit on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

The Detroit Tigers placed right-hander Michael Fulmer on the 10-day injured list on Sunday with a cervical spine strain in his neck.

In a corresponding roster move, the Tigers recalled left-hander Miguel Del Pozo from Triple-A Toledo.

Fulmer, 28, took the loss in Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to the Houston Astros after allowing back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning.

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The 2016 AL Rookie of the Year is 4-4 with a 4.05 ERA in 25 games — four starts — this season. In 110 career games — 89 starts — all with the Tigers, the 2017 All-Star is 28-37 with a 4.09 ERA.

–Field Level Media

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