Tigers' Coke on 15-day DL with bruised right ankle

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Phil Coke walks off  the field with trainer Kevin Rand after injuring his right ankle in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, May 23, 2011 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Phil Coke walks off the field with trainer Kevin Rand after injuring his right ankle in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, May 23, 2011 in Detroit.

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have put pitcher Phil Coke on the 15-day disabled list.

Coke bruised his right ankle Monday night trying to field a bunt in Detroit's 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. The left-hander was pitching well for a third straight start when he was injured. He is 1-5 with a 3.81 ERA this season.

Left-handed pitcher Adam Wilk has taken Coke's spot on the roster. Wilk was 3-4 with a 3.86 ERA in eight starts for Triple-A Toledo this year.

The Tigers plan to call up left-hander Andy Oliver on Saturday to take Coke's spot in the rotation against the Boston Red Sox.