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The Daily Vibe – A Roundup of the Day’s Detroit Sports Stories for July 3, 2012

Duane Below to start Tuesday for Max Scherzer, who is out with hamstring soreness (Bless You Boys)

Tigers will purchase contract of LHP Darin Downs from Toledo. Tigers will announce a move to make room on 40-man roster on Tuesday (Detroit Sports Nation via Twitter)

Tigers option Danny Worth & Luis Marte to Toledo. RHP Jose Ortega called up (Detroit Sports Nation via Twitter)

Forward Jiri Hudler signs $16 million, 4-year contract with Flames (WDIV)

No timetable for Andy Dirks’ return from Achilles injury (FOX Sports Detroit)

Report: Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Dontrelle Willis announces retirement (MLive)

NHL Trade Rumors: Red Wings ‘In The Running’ For Rick Nash (SB Nation)

Ex-Lions receiver Johnnie Morton gets probation for lying to grand jury (Detroit News)

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Tigers trade Willis to Diamondbacks for Billy Buckner

Dontrelle Willis has a new home — coincidentally, where the left-hander just bought a new home. The Tigers sent him to the D-backs on Tuesday night in exchange for right-hander Billy Buckner.

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Tigers designate Willis for assignment

Dontrelle Willis Tigers tenure is over. The Tigers announced Saturday they are designating his contract for assignment to make room for Max Scherzer on the 25-man roster in time for Scherzers scheduled start Sunday.From there, the Tigers technically will have 10 days to try to trade Willis or see if another team claims him on waivers. Neither option seems likely.

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Willis scratched from rehab start

Just found out from Tigers that Dontrelle Willis was pushed back from his rehab start tonight for Triple-A Toledo with soreness in his hip. He’ll instead start Wednesday for the Mud Hens at Columbus. No word on who will get the start in his place; the Hens already had a TBA listed under Tuesday’s starter.

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Dontrelle Willis to make rehab start in Toledo

Dontrelle Willis is headed back to the mound.

The Detroit Tigers on Friday announced Willis will make a rehabilitation start Monday for Triple-A Toledo when the Mud Hens play the Columbus Clippers.

Willis has been on the disabled list since June 15 with an anxiety disorder.