DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has optioned the contracts of righthanded pitcher Zach Miner and infielders Ramon Santiago and Chris Shelton to Triple A Toledo.  Additionally, the club assigned righthanded pitcher Preston Larrison, lefthanded pitchers Tim Byrdak and Bobby Seay, catchers Dane Sardinha and Steve Torrealba and outfielders Timo Perez and Ryan Raburn to minor league camp.  The Tigers also announced lefthanded pitcher Felix Heredia has been unconditionally released.

Following today’s roster reduction, the Tigers now have 28 players remaining in major league camp.