DETROIT (AP) -The Detroit Tigers recalled outfielder Marcus Thames from Triple-A Toledo and activated him from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday.
The team also optioned infielder Mike Hessman to Toledo.
Thames played two games with the Mud Hens, hitting .375 with a home run and two RBIs. Out since July 19 with a pulled left hamstring, Thames was hitting .252 with 11 home runs and 32 RBIs in 54 games for the Tigers.
Hessman appeared in nine games with Detroit after joining the Tigers on July 23. He hit .179 with a home run and six RBIs for the Tigers.

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