GameDay Thread: Opening Day take 2!

Oct 2, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) throws a pitch against the Atlanta Braves in the fifth inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers  (86-75 in 2016) vs. Chicago White Sox (78-84 in 2016)

Time: 2:10 EST

Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, Illinois

Weather: High 53 degrees, 10% chance of rain according to

Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket

Tigers lineup:

  1. Ian Kinsler (2B)
  2. Nicholas Castellanos (3B)
  3. Miguel Cabrera (1B)
  4. Victor Martinez (DH)
  5. Justin Upton (LF)
  6. Mikie Mahtook (RF)
  7. James McCann (C)
  8. JaCoby Jones (CF)
  9. Jose Iglesias (SS)


Pitching matchup:

Justin Verlander (16-9, 3.04 ERA in 2016) vs. Jose Quintana (13-12, 3.20 in 2016)

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