Warwick Saupold clears waivers, sent to minors

DETROIT -- Tigers right-hander Warwick Saupold has cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Toledo.

The Tigers announced the move Monday.

Saupold was designated for assignment Saturday. He is 4-1 with a 4.46 ERA this season.

He has made 82 relief appearances for Detroit over the past three seasons, going 8-4 with a 4.98 ERA.

The Tigers were off Monday before hosting two games against the Cincinnati Reds.