Game 85: Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

Detroit Tigers (43-41) @ Minnesota Twins (46-39)

Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, MN

First Pitch: 8:10 pm EST

Weather: Mostly Cloudy with a high of 79F dropping down to 73F during the game.  Winds will be coming from the South around 6-9 mph with 0% chance of rain.

TV/Radio Broadcast: FS-D/97.1 The Ticket

Probable Pitchers: David Price (8-2, 2.54 era) vs. Mike Pelfrey (5-5, 3.94 era)

Line Ups

Detroit

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
3. Victor Martinez (S) DH
4. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
5. Alex Avila (L) C
6. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
7. Marc Krauss (L) 1B
8. Anthony Gose (L) CF
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Minnesota

1. Brian Dozier (R) 2B
2. Joe Mauer (L) 1B
3. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B
4. Miguel Sano (R) DH
5. Torii Hunter (R) RF
6. Eduardo Nunez (R) SS
7. Aaron Hicks (S) CF
8. Kurt Suzuki (R) C
9. Shane Robinson (R) LF

Injury Report

Tigers Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Cabrera, Miguel (1B) 07/04 15-day DL Possibly August Left calf strain Placed on 15-day DL on July 4.
Lobstein, Kyle (P) 07/01 15-day DL Possibly July Left shoulder inflammation Working out, not throwing as of June 12 update.
Twins Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Buxton, Byron (CF) 06/26 15-day DL TBD Left thumb strain Placed on 15-day DL on June 26 retroactive to June 25.
Nolasco, Ricky (P) 07/08 60-day DL TBD Right ankle impingement Scheduled to undergo right ankle surgery on July 13; transferred to 60-day DL on July 7.
Pressly, Ryan (P) 07/06 15-day DL TBD Right lat strain Placed on 15-day DL on July 6 retroactive to July 5.
Robinson, Shane (RF) 07/08 Any day Day-to-day Left elbow contusion Not in starting lineup July 2-7; pinch-ran July 2; entered as defensive sub July 7.

Transactions

Detroit

Date Transaction
07/08/15 Detroit Tigers sent Josh Wilson outright to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Buck Farmer from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers optioned LHP Kyle Ryan to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers sent Tom Gorzelanny outright to Toledo Mud Hens.
07/07/15 Detroit Tigers designated 2B Josh Wilson for assignment.
Detroit Tigers activated 1B Marc Krauss.

Minnesota

Date Transaction
07/08/15 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of C Eric Fryer from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins optioned C Chris Herrmann to Rochester Red Wings.
07/07/15 Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Aaron Thompson to Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins selected the contract of LHP Ryan O’Rourke from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins transferred RHP Ricky Nolasco from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right ankle impingement