LAKELAND, Fla. - Despite an decently impressive spring, Jeff Kobernus is headed back to the Washington Nationals.
The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday they are sending the Rule 5 pick back to the Nationals.
After hitting .220 with Detroit throughout camp, Kobernus will be returned to his former team as part of the rules from the MLB's Rule 5 Draft.
Matt Tuiasosopo appears the favorite to win the team's fourth outfielder spot after impressing the past two weeks.
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