The Detroit Tigers activated relief pitcher Phil Coke from the 15-day disabled list Saturday and optioned right-hander Luke Putkonen back to Class AAA Toledo.
Coke has been out with a strained left groin since April 25. He has an 8.31 ERA in nine appearances.
Putkonen pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings in two appearances for the Tigers with four strikeouts. He has a 2.16 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 16 strikeouts in 16 2/3 for Toledo this year.