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Tigers reliever Wily Peralta (hamstring) lands on injured list

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May 31, 2022; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Wily Peralta (58) pitches during the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Tigers placed reliever Wily Peralta on the 15-day injured list with a left hamstring strain on Wednesday.

The injury appeared to occur after the right-hander threw a pitch in the eighth inning of the Tigers’ 11-4 win over the Cleveland Guardians.

In a corresponding move, the Tigers recalled right-handed reliever Will Vest from Toledo, just a day after he was sent to the Triple-A team.

Peralta, 33, is 2-0 on the season with a 2.16 ERA. He’s thrown 33 1/3 innings over 23 games.

Vest, 27, has a 3.41 ERA and a 1-2 record in 26 appearances with the Tigers on the season.

The Tigers close out a four-game series with the Guardians on Wednesday, looking for a sweep.

–Field Level Media