I was just looking through the stats from Toledo and Erie, just in case something else goes wrong, and a few things jumped out at me.
Andy Oliver(AAA)(SP)- 48 walks in 58 innings, giving him a WHIP of 1.59 on the season. I'm not sure he'll ever get the control figured out.
Thad Weber(AAA)(SP)- On the opposite end of the spectrum as Oliver, he has 9, *nine* walks in 52 innings. The numbers tell me he's a control freak, and also sports 53 K's and a sparkling 3.12 era. Probably see him again soon, if we need a *starter*.
Adam Wilk(AAA)(SP)- He is having a similar season to Weber, with a 3.40 era and only 10 walks in ~50 innings. Low strikeouts though, so he's probably behind Weber on the list.
Justin Henry(AAA)(OF/2B)- I've heard Ahoda mention him before. He's listed as an OF, but I believe you've said he plays 2B too, I think. He's hitting .309 with an OBP of over .400. Very limited power, but it looks like he's got some speed with 9 SB's as well. Not sure why he hasn't gotten a shot yet, unless they can't find room on the 40 man.
Rob Brantly(AA)(C)- If Avila or Laird are hurt enough for a stay on the DL, then we might just see Brantly make the jump from Erie up to Detroit. He's hitting .311, with only 16 K's in 177 AB's. He's slugging at .463 and has only made three errors.
Robbie Wienherdt(AA)(RP)- Decent numbers down in Erie, with a 2.67 ERA in ~30 innings, with only 13 walks, but only 18 K's. If things get bad in the pen, he might get a call.
Chris Bootcheck(AAA)(RP)- In 24 innings pitched, he has a 3.00 ERA. It appears as though he's been closing for Toledo, with 11 saves. Probably too many walks(15) and not enough K's(26), but he might also be an option if someone in the pen goes down.
And I'll end the list with the big boy...
Nick Castellanos(A)(3B)- What's not to like? a .400 average? A .555 slugging percentage? 1.015 OPS? The guy is killing it, no doubt about it, and I imagine could get a shot with the Tigers as soon as next spring, if he makes the jump to Erie at some point this summer.
NHL: Red Wings
CFB(Div I): Michigan
CFB(Div II): Hillsdale