Lambert to make major-league debut against Indians
To make room on the roster for Lambert, Detroit designated right-handed pitcher Francis Beltran for assignment.
The right-handed Lambert was 12-8 with a 3.50 ERA in 26 starts for Toledo. He was making his major league debut against the Indians.
Beltran, purchased from Toledo on Aug. 13, was 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA in 11 games for the Tigers.
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