Gameday Thread: Game 116, Detroit Tigers @ Texas Rangers


WHERE: Globe Life Park – Arlington, TX

FIRST PITCH: 8:05 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit, 97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: Gametime Forecast: 89°F • Drizzle • 42% PoP

PROBABLE STARTERS: Matt Boyd (3-2, 4.69 ERA) vs. Cole Hamels (12-3, 2.89 ERA)


Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Casey McGehee (R) 3B
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martínez (S) DH
  5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. Mike Aviles (R) CF
  8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
  9. Dixon Machado (R) SS

Texas Rangers

  1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) RF
  2. Ian Desmond (R) CF
  3. Adrián Beltré (R) 3B
  4. Carlos Beltrán (S) DH
  5. Rougned Odor (L) 2B
  6. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C
  7. Mitch Moreland (L) 1B
  8. Jurickson Profar (S) LF
  9. Elvis Andrus (R) SS


Detroit Tigers

Tigers Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Castellanos, Nick (3B) 08/13 15-day DL Possibly early September Fractured metacarpal Resumed physical activity Aug. 12.
Iglesias, Jose (SS) 08/12 15-day DL TBD Left hamstring strain Placed on 15-day DL on Aug. 12.
Maybin, Cameron (CF) 08/13 15-day DL Possibly mid-August Left thumb sprain Placed on 15-day DL on Aug. 10, retroactive to Aug. 4.
Pelfrey, Mike (P) 08/04 15-day DL Possibly mid-August Lower back strain Placed on 15-day DL on Aug. 3, retroactive to Aug. 1.
VerHagen, Drew (P) 08/10 60-day DL 2017 Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome Was scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Aug. 8 after setback in rehab.
Zimmermann, Jordan (P) 08/13 15-day DL Possibly late August Right lat tightness Played catch Aug. 12.

Texas Rangers

Rangers Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Fielder, Prince (1B) 08/11 Out for Season TBD Recovering from August 2016 neck surgery Underwent season-ending neck surgery July 29; announced end of playing career on Aug. 10.
Hamilton, Josh (LF) 06/12 Out for Season Possibly 2017 Recovering from June 2016 left knee surgery Underwent season-ending left knee surgery June 8; surgery revealed damaged ligament as well.
Holland, Derek (P) 08/05 60-day DL Possibly August 20 Left shoulder inflammation Threw live batting practice Aug. 2; sent on Triple-A rehab assignment Aug. 5.
Lewis, Colby (P) 08/10 60-day DL Possibly September Strained right lat muscle Was scheduled to throw off mound before undergoing follow-up MRI on Aug. 10.
Scheppers, Tanner (P) 08/11 60-day DL Possibly August Recovering from February 2016 left knee surgery Threw two-inning simulated game July 27; may begin rehab assignment shortly as of Aug. 6 update.
Akil Baddoo's rehab stint with Whitecaps off to slow start


Detroit Tigers

Date Transaction
08/13/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Dixon Machado from Toledo Mud Hens.
08/12/16 Detroit Tigers recalled RHP Warwick Saupold from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 11, 2016. Strained left hamstring.
Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/11/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers activated RHP Bruce Rondon from the paternity list.
08/10/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Warwick Saupold from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers placed CF Cameron Maybin on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2016. Grade two left thumb sprain.
08/09/16 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Jeff Ferrell for assignment.
Detroit Tigers optioned Donn Roach to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
08/08/16 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Bruce Rondon on the paternity list.
Detroit Tigers recalled Daniel Norris from Toledo Mud Hens.

Texas Rangers

Date Transaction
08/12/16 Atlanta Braves claimed 3B Kyle Kubitza off waivers from Texas Rangers.
08/10/16 Texas Rangers signed free agent RF Darin Mastroianni to a minor league contract.
Texas Rangers designated 3B Kyle Kubitza for assignment.
Texas Rangers optioned LF Ryan Rua to Round Rock Express.
Texas Rangers activated CF Drew Stubbs from the 60-day disabled list.
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