DETROIT — Pitcher Charlie Furbush, the South Portland native, was recalled Tuesday night by the Detroit Tigers from Triple-A Toledo.

Detroit also said left-hander Duane Below will make his major league debut tonight against the Oakland Athletics, and outfielder Casper Wells and pitcher Adam Wilk were sent to the minors.

Below is 9-4 with a 3.13 ERA with Triple-A Toledo this season.


RANGERS-ORIOLES: Texas acquired veteran utilityman Nick Green and cash from Baltimore for left-hander Zach Phillips.

Green was assigned to Triple-A Round Rock and not placed on the 40-man roster. He has been with Triple-A Norfolk all season, hitting .208 with 10 home runs and 46 RBI.


RANGERS: Texas is conducting architectural and engineering studies at its ballpark with plans to make all front-row rails the same height to make the stadium safer following the death of a fan during a recent game.

Rangers officials say they intend to make all rails 42 inches high, which they say would be the highest standard in the United States. Some current rails will be raised as much as a foot.


CARDINALS: Shortstop Ryan Theriot was suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions in Sunday’s game against Cincinnati.


INDIANS: Travis Buck left the game at Minnesota after being hit in the head by a 91-mph fastball from Francisco Liriano in the fifth inning.

The Indians said Buck left with a head contusion. The team said there were no immediate signs or symptoms of a concussion.


ATHLETICS: Third baseman Scott Sizemore left the game against Detroit after being hit in the left jaw by a pitch. X-rays were negative. Sizemore is day-to-day.


YANKEES: New York placed reliever Sergio Mitre on the 15-day disabled list because of right shoulder inflammation.

Left-hander Steve Garrison was recalled from Double-A Trenton to replace Mitre.


ASTROS-GIANTS: Houston traded second baseman Jeff Keppinger to San Francisco for two Double-A pitchers.