Robertson rehab update
Nate Robertson’s second rehab outing for Triple-A Toledo saw the left-hander hit for five runs (just two earned) on four hits over 1 2/3 innings with a walk and three strikeouts against Gwinnett, the Braves’ Triple-A affiliate. A leadoff fielding error rendered three of Gwinnett’s four second-inning runs unearned against Robertson, who threw 32 of his 51 pitches for strikes. That was right around the Tigers’ target of 45-50 pitches for him.
Robertson was started on three days’ rest after throwing around 40 pitches Tuesday. From here on out, he’ll be on a standard schedule of starting every five games or every five days.