• Tigers manager Jim Leyland says it's a possibility that Anibal Sanchez, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain, will have to make a Minor League rehab start before returning to the starting rotation.
• Getting prepared for the All-Star Game, Leyland says he's contacted every American League manager that he didn't talk to earlier this year for their opinions on who should make the team. Leyland says his goal is to make sure players having good seasons don't slip through the cracks during the selection process.
Bobby Nightengale is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.