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.