Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:18:00 -0800
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke allowed three runs and six hits in his spring outing Monday, March 3, but manager Brad Ausmus said he was "not overly concerned." Ausmus said the veteran reliever is generally a slow start, and is actually ahead of scheduled compared to most years. Coke's breaking ball has been sharper than usual and his fastball is clocking in about six or seven miles per hour faster than normal, according to the skipper.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:31:05 -0800
Updating a previous item, the Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with RP Phil Coke Thursday, Nov. 21, by agreeing to a one-year, $1.9 million deal. He will receive a $50,000 bonus if he pitches in 60 games next year and additional bonuses of $50,000 for 65 and 70 games. Coke went 0-5 with a 5.40 ERA in 49 games last year.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:06:12 -0800
The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with RP Phil Coke by signing him to a one-year deal.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 21:40:57 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke (forearm) was added to the roster for the American League Championship Series, removing RP Luke Putkonen. Coke hasn't pitched since Sept. 18, dealing with a forearm flexor injury. But he has pitched well against the Boston Red Sox, and he'll be useful against their large amount of left-handed bats in the later innings.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:36:35 -0700
Detroit Tigers RPs Bruce Rondon (elbow) and Phil Coke (elbow) are likely to sit out the American League Division Series due to elbow issues.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:51:02 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke (elbow) has been sent home to get more tests on his injured left elbow.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:34:39 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke (forearm) threw off a bullpen mound Monday, Sept. 23, in Minnesota, and he was optimistic after the session. "It felt a little tight, but it went well," Coke said.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:03:37 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Phil Coke (elbow) has been shut down for a couple of days due to elbow tenderness.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:26:57 -0700
The Detroit Tigers have recalled RP Phil Coke and INF Hernan Perez from Triple-A Toledo.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:05:13 -0700
The Detroit Tigers optioned RP Phil Coke to Triple-A Toledo Tuesday, Aug. 20. Manager Jim Leyland said the plan is for Coke to return when rosters expand Sept. 1. The skipper said the club isn't down on Coke, but the team wants him to work on locating his pitches better.