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Zimmermann ready to go as Tigers host Twins

DETROIT -- Jordan Zimmermann got rid of the pain in his neck, at least on a temporary basis. He will now try to finish an otherwise unpleasant season on an upbeat note.

The Detroit Tigers right-hander will make his first appearance since Sept. 2 when he faces the Minnesota Twins in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Zimmermann was sidelined by a recurrence of neck and shoulder pain that short-circuited his first season with the Tigers a year ago. He received a nerve-blocking injection to ease the pain, just as he did early last offseason.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Mauer.307
HR: B. Dozier31
RBI: B. Dozier85
SB: B. Buxton26
W: E. Santana15
ERA: E. Santana3.34
Saves: M. Belisle7
K: E. Santana161
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 9557.625-
Minnesota 7874.51317
Kansas City 7477.49020.5
Detroit 6290.40833
Chi White Sox 6091.39734.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (14)
Runs: 751 (9)
Hits: 1340 (13)
Home Runs: 194 (16)
Stolen Bases: 88 (10)
OBP: .333 (8)
SLG: .431 (15)
Total Bases: 2242 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.67 (22)
Runs Allowed: 754 (21)
Saves: 39 (12)
Strikeouts: 1091 (29)
OpBA: .268 (27)
OBP: .333 (20)
SLG: .450 (24)
Run Support: 5.01 (8)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/13 A. Mejía Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/13 A. Mejía Removed From 10-Day DL (Left arm brachialis strain)
9/13 H. Santiago Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
9/12 G. Moya Purchased From Minors
9/12 E. Vielma Designated for Assignment
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/5 J. Chargois Right elbow impingement (on 60-day DL)
8/30 B. Buxton Undisclosed (day-to-day)
8/24 J. Castro off 7-day DL
8/20 M. Sanó Left shin stress reaction (on 10-day DL)
8/18 R. Grossman off 10-day DL
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