The Tigers have designated 31-year old righty swinging 1B/DH Brad Eldred for assignment. Eldred played in 5 games for the Tigers this year and he was 3 for 16 (.188 avg, .610 OPS) with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. The Tigers have activated 26-year old righty swinging outfielder Delmon Young off the restricted list to replace Eldred on the roster. Young has played in 18 games for the Tigers so far this year and he is 16 for 66 (.242 avg, .644 OPS) with 5 runs scored, 1 homer and 5 RBIs.
UPDATE: (5/6/2012) - Brad Eldred has cleared waivers and he has accepted an outright assignment from the Tigers to AAA.