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Game 76: Pittsburgh Pirates @ Detroit Tigers

Pittsburgh Pirates (42-33) at Detroit Tigers (39-36)

Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 7:08 PM

Weather: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The TICKET

Probable Pitchers: Gerrit Cole (11-3, 2.16 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (0-1, 6.17 ERA)

 

Lineups

Detroit

1. Anthony Gose (L) CF
2. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
6. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
7. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
Pittsburgh
1. Gregory Polanco (L) RF
2. Neil Walker (S) 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Starling Marte (R) LF
5. Jung Ho Kang (R) 3B
6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 1B
7. Francisco Cervelli (R) DH
8. Jordy Mercer (R) SS
9. Chris Stewart (R) C
Injury Report
Detroit
Tigers Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Avila, Alex (C) 06/26 15-day DL Possibly early July Left knee soreness Sent on Triple-A rehab assignment June 26.
Lobstein, Kyle (P) 06/20 15-day DL Possibly late June Left shoulder inflammation Working out, not throwing as of June 12 update.
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.

Pittsburgh

Pirates Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Cumpton, Brandon (P) 04/22 Out for Season 2016 Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery Underwent Tommy John surgery March 10.
Hart, Corey (RF) 06/28 15-day DL Possibly July Left shoulder impingement Placed on 15-day DL on June 24 retroactive to June 22; nearing rehab assignment as of June 28.
Lambo, Andrew (LF) 06/26 60-day DL TBD Plantar fasciitis in left foot Has participated in baseball activities as of June 23 update; transferred to 60-day DL on June 26.
Scahill, Rob (P) 06/26 15-day DL TBD Right forearm tightness Placed on 15-day DL on June 26.
Sellers, Justin (2B) 06/14 60-day DL Likely June Left heel pain Sent on Class A Advanced rehab assignment June 8; transferred to 60-day DL on May 19.

Transactions

Detroit

Date Transaction
06/30/15 Detroit Tigers signed SS Austin Simcox.
06/29/15 Detroit Tigers signed SS Alberto Gonzalez.

Pittsburgh

Date Transaction
06/30/15 Pittsburgh Pirates signed LHP Daniel Zamora.
06/28/15 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of CF Gorkys Hernandez from Indianapolis Indians.
Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Steve Lombardozzi from Indianapolis Indians.
Pittsburgh Pirates designated RF Jose Tabata for assignment.
Pittsburgh Pirates designated RHP Chris Volstad for assignment.

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