Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Tuesday that Drew Smyly will not be tried as a starter this season.
Drew Smyly struck out four in two scoreless innings of relief for his third victory Thursday.
Drew Smyly pitched three perfect innings for his second career save Monday in a 5-1 game against the Orioles.
Drew Smyly has a 1.93 ERA and 24/6 K/BB ratio over 23 1/3 innings this season.
Drew Smyly pitched four perfect innings against the Yankees on Friday to earn his first career save in an 8-3 game.
Drew Smyly will begin the season in the Tigers' bullpen.
Drew Smyly bounced back from a poor outing against the Nationals to limit the same team to one run in five-plus innings in a win Friday.
Drew Smyly gave up five runs in four innings Sunday in his start versus the Nationals.
Drew Smyly yielded three runs -- two earned -- in 3 1/3 innings Tuesday in a win over the Phillies.
Drew Smyly tossed four shutout innings in Thursday's win over the Braves.
Drew Smyly pitched three perfect innings, striking out two, as a Tigers split-squad beat the Pirates 3-1 on Saturday.
Drew Smyly shut out the Phillies for a couple of innings Monday in a no-decision.
According to CBS Sports' Danny Knobler, the Tigers are "taking calls" on left-hander Drew Smyly.
Drew Smyly will be on the Tigers' roster for the ALDS against the Athletics.