Starter pitcherThe For personal reasons, he will not rejoin the club and has been put on the restricted list “until more notice”, Al Avila, general manger, said in a Monday statement.
The Tigers signed the left-hander last offseason as a free agent. Since May 22, he has been on their injured list with a strain to his left ribcage.
He was able to make a rehab start for Triple-A Toledo last week, pitching four scoreless innings with nine strikeouts. However, Tigers manager AJ Hinch stated on Saturday that they didn't have a timetable for his return.
Hinch stated to reporters Monday that the statement was what it was.
“The restricted-list part refers to the relationship between the player's organization and the player. He wasn't going make his debut, and he wouldn't pitch in the major leagues or minor leagues at this point. Hinch agreed..
Rodriguez, 29, is 1-3 this season with a 4.38 ERA in eight starts for Tigers. His first six major league seasons were spent with the Tigers.Signed a 5-year, $77 Million contract with Detroit last November.
He has a career record between 65 and 42 with a 4.17 ERA.