The Tigers have designated 28-year old lefty swinging outfielder Clete Thomas for assignment. He played in 3 games for the Tigers this year and he was 0 for 0 with 1 run scored. Thomas played in 145 games in his three years with the Tigers and he was 99 of 391 (.253 avg, .728 OPS) with 54 runs scored, 8 homers, 48 RBIs and 5 stolen bases. He might not clear waivers if another team is looking for a cheap backup outfielder.
UPDATE: (4/14/2012) - The Tigers have lost Clete Thomas on waivers to the division rival Minnesota Twins.