Gameday Thread: Game 125, Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

Detroit Tigers (65-59) at Minnesota Twins (49-75)

Where: Target Field; Minneapolis, MN

First Pitch: 8:10 PM EST

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Weather: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez (6-12, 5.94 ERA) vs. Kyle Gibson (5-7, 4.90 ERA)



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. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Casey McGehee (R) 3B
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Cameron Maybin (R) CF

1. Brian Dozier (R) 2B
2. Jorge Polanco (S) SS
3. Joe Mauer (L) 1B
4. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B
5. Max Kepler (L) RF
6. Miguel Sano (R) DH
7. Eddie Rosario (L) CF
8. Juan Centeno (L) C
9. Danny Santana (S) LF

Injury Report


Nick Castellanos; 15-day DL; Fractured metacarpal

Jose Iglesias; 15-day DL; Strained left hamstring

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


Buddy Boshers; 15-day DL; Left elbow inflammation

Phil Hughes; Out for season; Recovering from July 2016 rib surgery

Trevor May; 15-day DL; Low back strain

Tommy Milone; 15-day DL; Left biceps tendinitis

Glen Perkins; Out for season; Recovering from June 2016 left shoulder surgery



Detroit Tigers Week in Numbers: Jeimer Candelario's Week Not Enough
Date Transaction
08/22/16 Detroit Tigers sent SS Jose Iglesias on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/21/16 Detroit Tigers activated CF Cameron Maybin from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers optioned Dixon Machado to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers released RHP Bobby Parnell.


Date Transaction
08/21/16 Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Adalberto Mejia to Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins recalled Pat Light from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Confesor Lara to a minor league contract.
08/20/16 Minnesota Twins recalled LHP Adalberto Mejia from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins optioned Kennys Vargas to Rochester Red Wings.
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