Gameday Thread: Game 128, Los Angeles Angels @ Detroit Tigers

Los Angeles Angels (54-73) at Detroit Tigers (68-59)

Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.

Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco (4-11, 5.22 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (13-7, 3.38 ERA)

Lineups

Los Angeles

1. Kole Calhoun (L) RF
2. Mike Trout (R) CF
3. Albert Pujols (R) DH
4. C.J. Cron (R) 1B
5. Andrelton Simmons (R) SS
6. Nick Buss (L) LF
7. Jett Bandy (R) C
8. Kaleb Cowart (S) 3B
9. Cliff Pennington (S) 2B

Detroit

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Cameron Maybin (R) 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. Erick Aybar (S) SS

Injury Report

Los Angeles

Cam Bedrosian; 15-day DL; Blood clot in upper right arm

Yunel Escobar; 7-day DL; Concussion

Andrew Heaney; Out for season; Recovering from July 2016 Tommy John surgery

Cory Rasmus; 60-day DL; Recovering from July 2016 groin surgery

Garrett Richards; 60-day DL; Torn right ulnar collateral ligament in elbow

Shane Robinson; 15-day DL; Right hip strain

Geovany Soto; 15-day DL; Right knee inflammation

Houston Street; Out for season; Recovering from August 2016 right knee surgery

Nick Tropeano; Out for season; Recovering from August 2016 Tommy John surgery

C.J. Wilson; Out for season; Recovering from July 2016 left shoulder surgery

Detroit

Nick Castellanos; 15-day DL; Fractured metacarpal bone in left hand

Jose Iglesias; 15-day DL; Left hamstring 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

Transactions

Los Angeles

Date Transaction
08/21/16 Los Angeles Angels optioned LF Ji-Man Choi to Salt Lake Bees.
Los Angeles Angels recalled A.J. Achter from Salt Lake Bees.
08/20/16 Los Angeles Angels recalled Kaleb Cowart from Salt Lake Bees.
Los Angeles Angels designated 2B Johnny Giavotella for assignment.
Los Angeles Angels activated 1B C.J. Cron from the 15-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Angels placed 3B Yunel Escobar on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion.

Detroit

Date Transaction
08/26/16 Detroit Tigers sent RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/22/16 Detroit Tigers sent SS Jose Iglesias on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/21/16 Detroit Tigers released RHP Bobby Parnell.
Detroit Tigers optioned Dixon Machado to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers activated CF Cameron Maybin from the 15-day disabled list.