Tigers prospect Franklin Perez being shut down for season

Al Avila

Tigers prospect Franklin Perez is being shut down for the rest of the season with right shoulder capsular inflammation.

Detroit acquired the right-hander in last year's trade that sent Justin Verlander to Houston . Perez also dealt with a right lat strain earlier this year.

Perez went 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA in four starts this season for Class A Lakeland, and he was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in three starts in the Gulf Coast League.

A spokesman for the Tigers said Perez is being shut down for precautionary reasons to work on shoulder stability.