Mud Hens release Nate Robertson, reliever Jhan Marinez


The Mud Hens released former Tigers starter Nate Robertson and reliever Jhan Marinez following Friday's game.

Robertson, who pitched in Detroit from 2003-09, was 0-2 with a 3.43 ERA in 14 relief appearances for the Hens. Marinez, who was signed as a free agent by the Tigers in the off season, was 1-2 with an 8.84 ERA in 12 games.

The moves were made to activate LHP Casey Crosby and OF Ezequiel Carrera from the disabled list.