Gameday Thread: Game 117, Detroit Tigers @ Texas Rangers

DETROIT TIGERS (62-54) @ TEXAS RANGERS (69-49)

WHERE: Globe Life Park in Arlington – Arlington, TX

FIRST PITCH: 2:05 EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 87°F • Mostly Cloudy • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Michael Fulmer (9-3, 2.43 ERA) v. A.J. Griffin (5-1, 4.38 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers:

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Tyler Collins (L) CF
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Casey McGehee (R) 3B
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Andrew Romine (S) SS

Texas Rangers:

1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) RF
2. Ian Desmond (R) CF
3. Carlos Beltran (S) DH
4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B
5. Rougned Odor (L) 2B
6. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C
7. Mitch Moreland (L) 1B
8. Jurickson Profar (S) SS
9. Nomar Mazara (L) LF


INJURY REPORT:

Detroit Tigers:

  • Nick Castellanos: 15-day DL/ Fractured metacarpal
  • Jose Iglesias:15-day DL/ Left hamstring strain
  • Cameron Maybin: 15-day DL/ Left thumb sprain
  • Mike Pelfrey: 15-day DL/ Lower back strain
  • Drew VerHagen: 60-day DL/ Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Jordan Zimmermann: 15-day DL/ Right lat tightness

Texas Rangers:

  • Josh Hamilton: Out for season/ Recovering from June 2016 left knee surgery
  • Derek Holland: 60 Day DL/ Left shoulder inflammation
  • Colby Lewis: 60 Day DL/ Strained right lat muscle
  • Tanner Scheppers: 60 Day DL/ Recovering from February 2016 left knee surgery
  • Prince Fielder: Out for season/ Recovering from August 2016 neck surgery.

TRANSACTIONS:

Detroit Tigers:

8/7/16 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 5, 2016. Right lat tightness.
8/7/16 Detroit Tigers placed 3B Nick Castellanos on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left hand.
8/7/16 Detroit Tigers recalled 3B Casey McGehee from Toledo Mud Hens.
8/7/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Kyle Ryan from Toledo Mud Hens.
8/8/16 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Bruce Rondon on the paternity list.
8/8/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Daniel Norris from Toledo Mud Hens.
8/9/16 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Jeff Ferrell for assignment.
8/9/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Donn Roach to Toledo Mud Hens.
8/9/16 Detroit Tigers claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
8/10/16 Detroit Tigers placed CF Cameron Maybin on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2016. Grade two left thumb sprain.
8/10/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Warwick Saupold from Toledo Mud Hens.
8/11/16 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Bruce Rondon from the paternity list.
8/11/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
8/12/16 Detroit Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 11, 2016. Strained left hamstring.
8/12/16 Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
8/12/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Warwick Saupold from Toledo Mud Hens.
8/13/16 Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
8/13/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Dixon Machado from Toledo Mud Hens.
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Texas Rangers:

8/10/16 Texas Rangers activated CF Drew Stubbs from the 60-day disabled list.
8/10/16 Texas Rangers designated 3B Kyle Kubitza for assignment.
8/10/16 Texas Rangers optioned LF Ryan Rua to Round Rock Express.
8/10/16 Texas Rangers signed free agent RF Darin Mastroianni to a minor league contract.
8/12/16 Atlanta Braves claimed 3B Kyle Kubitza off waivers from Texas Rangers.
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