Jeff Kobernus is noticeably absent from the starting lineup for Triple-A Syracuse on Friday, prompting speculation that he'll be recalled by the Nationals on Saturday.
Tigers returned Rule 5 pick INF Jeff Kobernus to the Nationals.
Rule 5 pick Jeff Kobernus went 3-for-4 from the leadoff spot Friday against the Mets.
The Tigers will give Rule 5 pick Jeff Kobernus work in the outfield during camp.
Red Sox selected INF Jeff Kobernus from the Nationals with the seventh pick in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.