Game 49: Detroit Tigers @ Los Angeles Angels

Detroit Tigers (28-20) vs. Los Angeles Angels (23-24)

First Pitch: 10:05 PM ET

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 — The Ticket

Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight.

Probable Pitchers: Buck Farmer (season debut) vs. C.J. Wilson (2-3, 3.36 ERA)

Lineups:

Detroit Tigers

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

SP: Buck Farmer

Los Angeles Angels

1. Erick Aybar, SS
2. Mike Trout, CF
3. Albert Pujols, DH
4. Kole Calhoun, RF
5. David Freese, 3B
6. Matt Joyce, LF
7. Chris Iannetta, C
8. Grant Green, 1B
9. Johnny Giavotella, 2B

SP: C.J. Wilson

 

Injury Report:

Detroit Tigers

Tigers Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Avila, Alex (C) 05/27 15-day DL Possibly mid-June Loose bodies in left knee Close to participating in baseball activities as of May 27 update.
Iglesias, Jose (SS) 05/27 Any day Day-to-day Left knee contusion MRI, X-rays revealed no structural damage May 24; not in starting lineup May 24-27.
Lobstein, Kyle (P) 05/24 15-day DL Possibly mid-June Left shoulder inflammation Placed on 15-day DL on May 24.
Martinez, Victor (U) 05/22 15-day DL Possibly early June Left knee inflammation Began rehab program May 22; placed on 15-day DL on May 19.
Nathan, Joe (P) 05/09 Out for Season Likely 2016 Recovering from April 2015 Tommy John surgery. Underwent Tommy John surgery on April 29; transferred to 60-day DL on May 8.
Rondon, Bruce (P) 05/23 15-day DL Possibly early June Right biceps tendinitis Sent on Triple-A on rehab assignment May 21.
Verlander, Justin (P) 05/27 15-day DL Possibly early June Right triceps strain Expected to be sent on Triple-A rehab assignment May 31.
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Los Angeles Angels

Angels Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Cowgill, Collin (RF) 05/28 Any day Day-to-day Joint sprain in right hand Not in starting lineup May 24-27; expected to be placed on 15-day DL as of May 28 update.
Morin, Mike (P) 05/24 15-day DL Possibly mid-June Left oblique strain Placed on 15-day DL on May 24.
Rasmus, Cory (P) 05/26 60-day DL Possibly late June Recovering from March 2014 core surgery Was expected to start throwing off mound week of May 18.
Skaggs, Tyler (P) 05/28 Out for Season 2016 Recovering from August 2014 Tommy John surgery Playing catch at 140 feet, could throw off mound by late June as of May 27 update.

Transactions:

Detroit Tigers

Date Transaction
05/28/15 Detroit Tigers recalled Buck Farmer from Toledo Mud Hens.
05/27/15 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Alfredo Simon on the bereavement list.
  Detroit Tigers recalled Kyle Ryan from Toledo Mud Hens.
05/24/15 Detroit Tigers placed LHP Kyle Lobstein on the 15-day disabled list. Sore left shoulder.
  Detroit Tigers recalled SS Dixon Machado from Toledo Mud Hens.

Los Angeles Angels

Date Transaction
05/28/15 Los Angeles Angels optioned Marc Krauss to Salt Lake Bees.
05/27/15 Los Angeles Angels designated RHP Chad Smith for assignment.
  New York Mets traded CF Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Los Angeles Angels for cash.
05/26/15 Los Angeles Angels recalled 2B Grant Green from Salt Lake Bees.
  Los Angeles Angels optioned 1B C.J. Cron to Salt Lake Bees.
05/24/15 Los Angeles Angels recalled Cam Bedrosian from Salt Lake Bees.
  Los Angeles Angels placed RHP Mike Morin on the 15-day disabled list. Left oblique strain
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