Octavio Dotel (elbow) has resumed throwing.
Octavio Dotel visited Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his injured right elbow.
Octavio Dotel (elbow) will not return from the disabled list when he's first eligible on May 4.
Tigers placed RHP Octavio Dotel on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 20, with right elbow inflammation.
Octavio Dotel wasn't available Sunday due to elbow inflammation.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland said following Tuesday's game that Octavio Dotel (elbow) is ready to return to action.
Octavio Dotel wasn't available Saturday and won't pitch Sunday, either, due to what he referred to as "a little inflammation in the area my elbow."
Octavio Dotel surrendered three runs in his inning of work Friday against the Rays.
Tigers exercised RHP Octavio Dotel's $3.5 million club option for 2013.
Lynn Henning of the Detroit News anticipates Octavio Dotel taking over the Tigers' closer job from the struggling Jose Valverde.
Octavio Dotel (biceps) threw a scoreless inning in his return to action Sunday against the Twins.
Octavio Dotel (biceps) is not expected to miss any time after leaving Friday's game against the Twins.
Octavio Dotel left Friday's game against the Twins with a sore right biceps muscle.
Tigers activated RHP Octavio Dotel from the 15-day disabled list.