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DETROIT — RHP Joel Hanrahan, who is working his way back from May 2013 Tommy John surgery, agreed to a one-year, $1 million deal with the Tigers on Friday.

Hanrahan, who can make an additional $2.17 million in bonuses, saved 76 games for the Pirates from 2011-12. He appeared in only nine games for the Red Sox in 2013.

Detroit set-up man Bruce Rondon is out for the year with Tommy John surgery. And its bullpen entered Friday with a 5.37 ERA.

Hanrahan, 32, is expected to throw to hitters next week but said he's hesitant to put a timetable on returning.

"My arm feels good. My body feels good," he said. "I'm able to throw a slider. I don't think anybody's really saying like, 'You've got to be back on June 1.' It'll come day by day."

Blue Jays: C Dioner Nav­arro is day to day with a strained right quadriceps.

Braves: 3B Chris Johnson agreed to a $23.5 million, three-year extension that starts in 2015 and includes a $10 million option for 2018.

Brewers: RH reliever Jim Henderson went on the DL with a sore right shoulder.

Dodgers: LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu went on the DL with left shoulder inflammation. But manager Don Mattingly said he doesn't believe it is serious. A replacement wasn't named. Also, INF/OF Chone Figgins was called up from Triple A.

Indians: 2B Jason Kipnis went on the DL with a strained oblique.

Rangers: 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff will have surgery for a herniated disc in his back Tuesday and miss 8-12 weeks, Yahoo Sports reported.

Rockies: RHP Jhoulys Chacin, out since March 21 with a strained right shoulder, will start Sunday. Also, INF Josh Rutledge went on the DL with a viral infection.

Royals: LHP Bruce Chen went on the DL with a bulging disc in his back. LHP Danny Duffy will move from the bullpen to the rotation.

Twins: Aaron Hicks went on the seven-day DL with a concussion. He hit his head against the wall while chasing a fly ball. Former Ray Sam Fuld becomes the everyday centerfielder. Also, RHP Mike Pelfrey went on the DL with a sore groin. RHP Samuel Deduno will move from the bullpen to the rotation.

White Sox: CF Adam Eaton left in the fourth with a strained right hamstring. He missed five games earlier this year with a strained left hamstring.

Times wires 05/02/14 [Last modified: Friday, May 2, 2014 10:28pm]

    

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