Or: Will the last pitcher in Detroit please turn off the light? It quickly became apparent Tuesday: Jarrod Washburn's season in Detroit may just be over. The Tigers have quickly fallen from too many starting pitchers to just three. In late August, right-handed starter Armando Galarraga had to rest his elbow. He has allowed nine runs in 4-2/3 innings since returning to the team. Next! On Sep. 11, lefty-starter Nate Robertson left the game with, direct quote here, "pelvic inflammation." He also left the rotation. He was slated to rejoin the bullpen when he was able to pitch again. Next! Yesterday, after already skipping a start due to soreness in his knee, trade deadline acquisition Washburn threw batting practice for an inning before being removed by Tigers trainer Kevin Rand. For sure, he ...
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