Game 97: Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox

Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox

Where: Fenway Park, Boston, Mass

Weather: Game time temperature is 68F dropping down to 66F by the end of the game.  Winds are coming out of the East at 11 mph, with 0% chance of rain.

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

Probable Pitchers: Alfredo Simon (8-6, 4.63 era) vs. Steven Wright (3-3, 4.84 era)

Line Ups:

Detroit

1. Rajai Davis (R) CF
2. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
7. Alex Avila (L) 1B
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Boston

1. Mookie Betts (R) CF
2. Brock Holt (L) 2B
3. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Hanley Ramirez (R) LF
6. Pablo Sandoval (L) 3B
7. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
9. Blake Swihart (S) C

Injuries

Tigers Last Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Cabrera, Miguel (1B) 07/09 15-day DL Likely August Left calf strain Received physical therapy, PRP injections, hyperbaric chamber treatments as of July 9 update.
Lobstein, Kyle (P) 07/23 15-day DL Possibly July Left shoulder inflammation Threw off mound week of July 20.
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.
Red Sox Last Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Buchholz, Clay (P) 07/23 15-day DL Likely September Right flexor strain Received PRP injection July 22; advised not to play catch as of July 23 update.
Hembree, Heath (P) 07/17 15-day DL TBD Right shoulder inflammation Sent on Rookie League rehab assignment on July 14.
Pedroia, Dustin (2B) 07/24 Any day TBD Right hamstring soreness Scratched from starting lineup July 24.
Varvaro, Anthony (P) 06/12 60-day DL TBD Recovering from May 2015 right elbow surgery Transferred to 60-day DL on May 27.
Vazquez, Christian (C) 07/23 Out for Season 2016 Recovering from April 2015 Tommy John surgery Played catch for first time since surgery July 23.

Transactions

Detroit

Date Transaction
07/23/15 Detroit Tigers signed free agent RHP Juancito De la Cruz to a minor league contract.

Boston

Date Transaction
07/22/15 Boston Red Sox optioned Brian Johnson to Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox recalled Joe Kelly from Pawtucket Red Sox.
07/21/15 Boston Red Sox activated RF Daniel Nava from the 15-day disabled list.
Boston Red Sox optioned Deven Marrero to Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox optioned Steven Wright to Pawtucket Red Sox.