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Norris exits Triple-A rehab start in first inning

Lefty, who was near return to Tigers' rotation, left with trainer after 32 pitches
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The Tigers had hoped left-hander Daniel Norris was nearing a return to the rotation.

However, the 24-year-old lefty was unable to complete the opening frame during his second rehab start with Triple-A Toledo. Norris exited the game with an apparent injury after throwing 32 pitches, according to a tweet by Nate Rowan, who works in the public relations department for the Twins' Triple-A affiliate in Rochester.

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The Tigers had hoped left-hander Daniel Norris was nearing a return to the rotation.

However, the 24-year-old lefty was unable to complete the opening frame during his second rehab start with Triple-A Toledo. Norris exited the game with an apparent injury after throwing 32 pitches, according to a tweet by Nate Rowan, who works in the public relations department for the Twins' Triple-A affiliate in Rochester.

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Tweet from @njrowan: Rehabbing #Tigers LHP Daniel Norris just left the game with a trainer after throwing 32 pitches for @MudHens in the 1st inning.

Norris was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain on July 6 and began his rehab assignment July 18. He was expected to throw closer to 90 pitches Sunday. This season, Norris is 4-7 with a 5.29 ERA in 16 starts for the Tigers.

Shane Jackson is a reporter for MLB.com based in Minneapolis.

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