Joakim Soria (oblique) will stretch out his flat-ground throwing program on Friday.
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said in an interview on SiriusXM Friday that Joakim Soria (oblique) is "very close" to returning.
Tigers placed RHP Joakim Soria on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.
Joakim Soria left Saturday's game against the Blue Jays with a left side strain.
Joakim Soria continued to struggle as a Tiger on Thursday, taking a loss after giving up a run in an inning against the White Sox.
Joakim Soria, making only his second relief appearance since joining the Tigers on July 23, allowed four runs while recording only one out against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Tigers acquired RHP Joakim Soria from the Rangers for RHPs Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.
A source tells Scout.com's Kyle Bogenschutz that the Rangers have agreed to trade Joakim Soria to the Tigers.
Joakim Soria blew his second save of the season, forking over a run in the bottom of the 13th inning as the Rangers went on to lose in 14.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Tigers are having "ongoing discussions" with the Rangers regarding Joakim Soria.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal report that the Angels, Blue Jays and Tigers have been in contact with Rangers regarding Joakim Soria.
According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, the Tigers continue to explore the trade market for bullpen help and have shown interest in Joakim Soria, Jason Frasor and Chad Qualls.
Joakim Soria shut down the Indians in the ninth inning on Friday, protecting a two-run advantage and earning his 13th save of the season.
Joakim Soria worked a perfect ninth inning to pick up his 12th save in Thursday's win over the Orioles.