Tigers release 3B Brandon Inge

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DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have released slumping third baseman Brandon Inge.

The Tigers announced the move following a 5-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Inge is batting .100 (2 for 20) with a home run and two RBIs this season.

The 34-year-old Inge is in his 12th season in the majors, all in Detroit. He played mostly third base for the Tigers, but has also caught, played in the outfield and second base.

Inge is a career .234 hitter with 140 homers and 589 RBIs.