Gameday Thread: Game 122, Boston Red Sox @ Detroit Tigers

Boston Red Sox (67-53) at Detroit Tigers (64-57)

Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello (16-3, 3.30 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-3, 2.25 ERA)



1. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
2. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
3. David Ortiz (L) DH
4. Mookie Betts (R) RF
5. Hanley Ramirez (R) 1B
6. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
7. Sandy Leon (S) C
8. Brock Holt (L) 3B
9. Andrew Benintendi (L) LF


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

Injury Report


Ryan Hanigan; 15-day DL; Left ankle tendinitis

Eduardo Rodriguez; DTD; Left hamstring tightness

Josh Rutledge; 60-day DL; Left knee patellar tendinitis

Pablo Sandoval; Out for season; Recovering from May 2016 left shoulder surgery

Carson Smith; Out for season; Recovering from May 2016 Tommy John sugery

Blake Swihart; Out for season; Recovering from August 2016 left ankle surgery

Koji Uehara; 15-day DL; Right pectoral strain

Brandon Workman; 60-day DL; Recovering from June 2015 Tommy John sugery

Steven Wright; 15-day DL; Right shoulder strain

Chris Young; 15-day DL; Strained right hamstring


Nick Castellanos; 15-day DL; Fractured metacarpal

Tyler Collins; DTD; Right knee contusion

Jose Iglesias; 15-day DL; Left hamstring strain

Cameron Maybin; 15-day DL; Left thumb strain

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



Date Transaction
08/18/16 Boston Red Sox optioned SS Marco Hernandez to Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox activated 1B Hanley Ramirez from the bereavement list.
08/16/16 Boston Red Sox sent RHP Brandon Workman on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
08/15/16 Boston Red Sox recalled SS Deven Marrero from Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox recalled SS Marco Hernandez from Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox recalled Heath Hembree from Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox optioned LHP Roenis Elias to Pawtucket Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox placed 1B Hanley Ramirez on the bereavement list.
08/14/16 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 8, 2016. Bursitis in his right shoulder.


Date Transaction
08/18/16 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Bobby Parnell for assignment.
Detroit Tigers optioned LF Steven Moya to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers selected the contract of LF Alex Presley from Toledo Mud Hens.
08/17/16 Detroit Tigers activated SS Erick Aybar.
Detroit Tigers optioned LHP Blaine Hardy to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers signed free agent 2B Pedro Ciriaco to a minor league contract.
08/16/16 Atlanta Braves traded SS Erick Aybar to Detroit Tigers for Mike Aviles and C Kade Scivicque.
Detroit Tigers recalled LF Steven Moya from Toledo Mud Hens.
08/15/16 Detroit Tigers released RHP Jeff Ferrell.