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• Tigers manager Jim Leyland said that Scott Downs and Evan Reed, who each tossed 2 2/3 innings in Thursday's loss to the Rangers, "probably won't" be available Saturday.

• Injured outfielder Austin Jackson, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list last Sunday with a pulled left hamstring, should return "on time", according to Leyland. Jackson would be eligible to return May 26.

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• Tigers manager Jim Leyland said that Scott Downs and Evan Reed, who each tossed 2 2/3 innings in Thursday's loss to the Rangers, "probably won't" be available Saturday.

• Injured outfielder Austin Jackson, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list last Sunday with a pulled left hamstring, should return "on time", according to Leyland. Jackson would be eligible to return May 26.

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• The Tigers only recorded six hits in Friday's 2-1 win over the Rangers but still led the American League with 407 hits and a .280 batting average entering play Saturday. Those 407 hits are the most by the Tigers through 40 games since 1993.

Christian Coronais a contributor to MLB.com.

Detroit Tigers, Phil Coke, Darin Downs, Avisail Garcia, Torii Hunter, Rick Porcello, Jose Valverde