|Oct. 31 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET22:25 ET2:25 GMT10:25 CST7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST9:55 PM VEN6:25 UAE (+1)8:25 PM CT-Detroit Tigers announced Wednesday that Kelly was being sent outright to Triple-A Toledo but he has elected to become a free agent.
Analysis: Kelly played in 75 games for the AL champion Tigers but batted only .186 with a home run and seven RBIs. He's hit .235 over four seasons in Detroit while playing a multitude of positions.
|Sep. 1 12:02 PM PT1:02 PM MT2:02 PM CT3:02 PM ET15:02 ET19:02 GMT3:02 CST12:02 PM MST2:02 PM EST2:32 PM VEN23:02 UAE2:02 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have purchased Kelly's contract.
Analysis: Kelly was designated for assignment Aug. 3 but now returns to the Tigers.
|Aug. 3 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET14:49 ET18:49 GMT2:49 CST11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST2:19 PM VEN22:49 UAE1:49 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have designated Kelly for assignment to make room on the roster for outfielder Andy Dirks' return.
Analysis: Kelly hit a big home run to help the Tigers eliminate the New York Yankees in last year's playoffs, but he's hitting only .175 in 2012, and not even his versatility could make up for that.