Tigers sign reliever Ryan Perry to minor league deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Ryan Perry to a minor league deal, bringing the right-hander back to the organization that drafted him in the first round in 2008.

Perry hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he appeared in seven games for the Washington Nationals. He pitched for the Tigers from 2009-11.

Perry received a $1.48 million signing bonus when the Tigers took him with the 21st overall pick out of Arizona in 2008. He is 6-6 with a 4.36 ERA in 156 major league appearances.

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