Game 35: Minnesota Twins @ Detroit Tigers

MINNESOTA TWINS (19-15) at DETROIT TIGERS (20-14)

 

Where: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 1:08pm ET

TV / Radio: FS Detroit / MLB TV / 97.1 FM The TICKET

Pitching Matchup: M. Pelfrey (3-0, 2.62 ERA) vs. A. Sanchez (2-4, 5.44 ERA)

Weather: Sun and Clouds mixed, with a high near 65.  Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

 

Detroit Tigers Starting Lineup

  1. Anthony Gose — CF
  2.  Ian Kinsler — 2B
  3.  Miguel Cabrera — 1B
  4.  J.D. Martinez — DH
  5.  Yoenis Cespedes — LF
  6.  Nick Castellanos – 3B
  7.  Rajai Davis –RF
  8.  Bryan Holaday – C
  9.  Jose Iglesias – SS

P.   A. Sanchez

Minnesota Twins Starting Lineup

  1. Dozier – 2B
  2. Suzuki – C
  3. Mauer – DH
  4. Plouffe – 3B
  5. Escobar – LF
  6. Vargas – 1B
  7. Rosario – RF
  8. Hicks – CF
  9. Santana – SS

                 P.  M. Pelfrey

 

 

Injury Report:

Detroit Tigers
NAME STATUS DATE
Victor Martinez Day-To-Day May 14
Comment: Martinez (illness) is not in the lineup Thursday against the Twins, MLB.com’s Jason Beck reports.
Victor Martinez Day-To-Day May 13
Comment: An illness may have played a factor in Martinez’s 0-for-4, three-strikeout showing in Wednesday’s game, according to Chris Iott of MLive.com.
J.D. Martinez Day-To-Day May 13
Comment: Martinez (back) left Wednesday’s game due to tightness in his lower back and is considered day-to-day, Dana Wakiji of Fox Sports Detroit reports.
Alex Avila 15-Day DL May 13
Comment: Avila (knee) was examined Wednesday and will opt to avoid surgery, which should allow him to return later this season.
David Price Day-To-Day May 13
Comment: Price (hamstring) had a long-toss session Wednesday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Justin Verlander 15-Day DL May 13
Comment: Verlander (triceps) threw pitches on flat ground Wednesday after tossing a bullpen session Tuesday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

 

Minnesota Twins
NAME STATUS DATE
Eduardo Nunez 15-Day DL May 12
Comment: Nunez (oblique) is expected to resume swinging this week, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Oswaldo Arcia 15-Day DL May 12
Comment: Arcia (hip) still has not resumed swinging, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Tim Stauffer 15-Day DL May 12
Comment: Stauffer (strained intercostal) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Shane Robinson Paternity May 12
Comment: Robinson was placed on the family medical emergency/bereavement list Tuesday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

 

Game Notes / Transactions:

– Detroit Tigers

– None

– Minnesota Twins

– Sent RHP Tim Stauffer to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.

 

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