June 1 12:48 PM PT1:48 PM MT2:48 PM CT3:48 PM ET15:48 ET19:48 GMT3:48 12:48 PM MST2:48 PM EST3:18 PM VEN23:48 UAE2:48 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have purchased Parnell's contract from Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers announced the move Wednesday as they put right-hander Warwick Saupold on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain. Analysis: Parnell, who signed a minor league deal with the Tigers in February, had four saves and a 3.98 ERA in 21 appearances with Toledo. The 31-year-old Parnell made 329 major league appearances from 2008-15, all with the New York Mets. He had 22 saves for the Mets in 2013 but he was limited to one appearance the following season because of an elbow injury. He went 2-4 with a 6.38 ERA in 24 innings last year.
Feb. 18 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET21:13 ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST9:43 PM VEN6:13 UAE (+1)8:13 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have signed former New York Mets reliever Bobby Parnell to a minor league contract with an invite to major league camp. Analysis: The Tigers announced the move Thursday. The 31-year-old Parnell has pitched eight seasons in the major leagues, all with the Mets.