Quick hits

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Quick hits
• The Tigers are recalling right-handed reliever Luke Putkonen from Triple-A Toledo, according to the Toledo Blade. The September call-up, expected Tuesday, would coincide with the end of the Mud Hens season. Putkonen has allowed seven runs on 15 hits over 9 2/3 innings in two different stints with the Tigers this season.

• One American League scout who was in town for the Tigers-White Sox series over the weekend said Max Scherzer would be an ace on a lot of other pitching staffs.