Is Matt Boyd headed to Motown already?

Less than one week after being acquired by the Tigers in a four-player deal that sent David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, it looks like Boyd is getting called up by Detroit.

The news was first speculated when the left-hander was M.I.A. following the Mud Hens' 11-8 loss in Toledo on Monday night, as reported by The Toledo Blade.

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Multiple reports suggest that Boyd will be recalled to make his Tigers debut Wednesday against the Royals.

The move doesn't come as much of a surprise. Boyd made his first start since the trade on Saturday for Triple-A Toledo, but only threw 40 pitches over two innings. Tigers GM Dombrowski confirmed Boyd was on a pitch count, although he didn't explain why. Reporters suggested that Boyds' restrictions meant a big league call-up was imminent, and the emptied locker Monday night seemed to support that.

All signs suggest that struggling starter Buck Farmer will be optioned to Triple-A to make room for Boyd. Farmer has an 8.50 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in four starts with Detroit this year.

Boyd, a sixth-round pick in the 2013 draft, is 9-2 with a 1.65 ERA in 18 starts this season between Double-A and Triple-A.

(h/t MLive)