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Tigers Call Up RHP Adam Bernero

August 1, 2000

DETROIT (AP) _ The Tigers purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Adam Bernero from Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday.

Bernero started seven games in Toledo after joining the club in late June, posting a 3-1 record with a 2.47 ERA. He was to start Tuesday night against the Anaheim Angels.

The Tigers also optioned right-handed pitcher Erik Hiljus to Triple-A Toledo. Hiljus was recalled from Toledo on July 27.

He has appeared in three games with the Tigers. He allowed three runs and five hits and struck out two in 3 2-3 innings.

The team also transferred infielder Gregg Jefferies from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list because of a left hamstring injury.

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