Gameday Thread: Game 11, Detroit Tigers @ Houston Astros

Detroit Tigers (7-3) at Houston Astros (4-8)

Where:  Minute Made Park; Houston, TX

First Pitch: 2:10 PM EST

Weather: Playing in a domed stadium

Probable Pitching Matchup: Anibal Sanchez (2-0, 3.38 ERA) vs. Mike Fiers (0-1, 6.55 ERA)




1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Justin Upton (R) LF
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
6. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
8. Anthony Gose (L) CF
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS


1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
2. George Springer (R) RF
3. Colby Rasmus (L) LF
4. Tyler White (R) 1B
5. Evan Gattis (R) DH
6. Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
7. Marwin Gonzalez (S) SS
8. Erik Kratz (R) C
9. Jake Marisnick (R) CF

Injury Update


Blaine Hardy; 4/15, 15-day DL; Left shoulder impingement

Cameron Maybin; 4/15, 15-day DL; Left wrist fracture

James McCann; 4/14, 15-day DL; Grade 2 right ankle sprain

Angel Nesbitt; 4/3, 15-day DL; Right ankle sprain

Daniel Norris; 4/11, 15-day DL; Three non-displaced fractures in spinous process


Lance McCullers; 4/15, 15-day DL; Right shoulder soreness

Max Stassi; 4/1, 15-day DL; Recovering from March 2016 left wrist surgery



Date Transaction
04/16/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Buck Farmer to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers activated RHP Alex Wilson from the 15-day disabled list.
04/14/16 Detroit Tigers sent LHP Blaine Hardy on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
04/12/16 Detroit Tigers placed C James McCann on the 15-day disabled list. Right ankle sprain
Detroit Tigers selected the contract of C Bobby Wilson from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers sent RHP Alex Wilson on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers sent OF Cameron Maybin on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
04/10/16 Detroit Tigers sent LHP Daniel Norris on a rehab assignment to Lakeland Flying Tigers.
Javier Baez gives concerning reason for struggles at plate


Date Transaction
04/12/16 Houston Astros optioned 3B Matt Duffy to Fresno Grizzlies.
Houston Astros activated C Evan Gattis from the 15-day disabled list.
04/11/16 Houston Astros sent RHP Lance McCullers on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
04/10/16 Los Angeles Angels claimed RHP Danny Reynolds off waivers from Houston Astros.
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