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Gameday Thread: Game 126, Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins

DETROIT TIGERS (66-59) @ MINNESOTA TWINS (49-76)

WHERE: Target Field – Minneapolis

FIRST PITCH: 8:10 ET

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: 75°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

PITCHING MATCHUP: Matt Boyd (4-2, 3.93 ERA) vs. Tyler Duffey (8-9, 5.93 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
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. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Andrew Romine (S) 2B

Minnesota Twins

1. Brian Dozier (R) 2B
2. Robbie Grossman (S) LF
3. Miguel Sano (R) DH
4. Trevor Plouffe (R) 1B
5. Jorge Polanco (S) SS
6. Eduardo Escobar (S) 3B
7. Max Kepler (L) RF
8. Kurt Suzuki (R) C
9. Eddie Rosario (L) CF

INJURY REPORT:

Detroit Tigers

  • Castellanos, Nick: 8/20, 15-day DL, Fractured metacarpal bone in left hand
  • Iglesias, Jose: 8/23, 15-day DL, Left hamstring strain
  • Pelfrey, Mike: 8/24, 15-day DL, Lower back strain
  • VerHagen, Drew: 8/23, 60-day DL, Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Zimmermann, Jordan: 8/23, 15-day DL, Right lat tightness

Minnesota Twins

  • Boshers, Buddy: 8/23, 15-day DL, Left elbow inflammation
  • Hughes, Phil: 7/7, Out for Season, Recovering from July 2016 rib surgery
  • May, Trevor: 8/23, 15-day DL, Low back strain
  • Milone, Tommy: 8/23, 15-day DL, Left biceps tendinitis
  • Perkins, Glen: 8/19, Out for Season, Recovering from June 2016 left shoulder surgery

TRANSACTIONS:

Detroit Tigers

08/22/16 Detroit Tigers sent SS Jose Iglesias on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/21/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Dixon Machado to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers activated CF Cameron Maybin from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers released RHP Bobby Parnell.
08/18/16 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Bobby Parnell for assignment.
Detroit Tigers selected the contract of LF Alex Presley from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers optioned LF Steven Moya to 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.

Minnesota Twins

08/21/16 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Confesor Lara to a minor league contract.
Minnesota Twins recalled Pat Light from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Adalberto Mejia to Rochester Red Wings.
08/20/16 Minnesota Twins optioned 1B Kennys Vargas to Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins recalled LHP Adalberto Mejia from Rochester Red Wings.
08/19/16 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Edward Mujica to a minor league contract.
08/18/16 Minnesota Twins signed free agent OF Isaiah Aluko to a minor league contract.
08/14/16 Minnesota Twins optioned LHP Andrew Albers to Rochester Red Wings.
08/13/16 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Ryan O’Rourke from Rochester Red Wings.
Minnesota Twins designated LHP Andrew Albers for assignment.
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