Tigers send Daniel Fields back to minors after debut

DETROIT (AP) The Tigers have optioned outfielder Daniel Fields to Triple-A Toledo after an eventful major league debut.

Fields entered in the third inning Thursday when left fielder Yoenis Cespedes left with flu-like symptoms. Fields struck out twice and made an error, but he also doubled in the ninth for his first hit and scored. Detroit lost 7-5 to the Oakland Athletics.

The Tigers expect outfielder Rajai Davis to be back from the paternity list in time for Friday night's game in Chicago against the White Sox.

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