Twins sent OF Clete Thomas outright to Triple-A Rochester.
Twins designated OF Clete Thomas for assignment.
Clete Thomas will make his Twins debut in right field Sunday.
Twins claimed OF Clete Thomas off waivers from the Tigers.
Tigers designated OF Clete Thomas for assignment.
Clete Thomas went 2-for-3 with a homer, three RBI and a walk Sunday in the Tigers' 11-7 defeat of the Nationals.
The Tigers have sent Clete Thomas to the instructional league as insurance for their outfield.
If the Tigers replace Magglio Ordonez on the ALCS roster with a minor leaguer, it will be Clete Thomas, according to Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com.
Tigers optioned OF Clete Thomas to Triple-A Toledo.
Clete Thomas said he's "raring to go" after undergoing microfracture surgery on his knee last June.
Clete Thomas underwent an MRI Wednesday on his sore right shoulder.
X-rays on Clete Thomas' right shoulder came back negative.
Clete Thomas (shoulder) is out of the lineup against the Braves on Friday.