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Gameday Thread: Game 140, Baltimore Orioles @ Detroit Tigers

BALTIMORE ORIOLES (76-63) @ DETROIT TIGERS (75-64)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:05 p.m. EST

TV/RADIO: FOX Sports Detroit; 97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Kevin Gausman (7-10, 3.58 ERA) vs. Michael Fulmer (10-6, 2.77 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Baltimore Orioles

1. Adam Jones (R) CF

2. Jonathan Schoop (R) 2B

3. Manny Machado (R) 3B

4. Chris Davis (L) 1B

5. Mark Trumbo (R) RF

6. Matt Wieters (S) C

7. Pedro Alvarez (L) DH

8. J.J. Hardy (R) SS

9. Hyun Soo Kim (L) LF

Detroit Tigers

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. James McCann (R) C

8. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

INJURY REPORT:

Baltimore Orioles

Orioles Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Davis, Chris (1B) 09/08 Any day Likely September 9 Left hand Exited game early Sept. 6; not in starting lineup Sept. 7; underwent X-ray as of Sept. 8 update.
O’Day, Darren (P) 09/07 15-day DL Possibly mid-September Right shoulder rotator cuff strain Threw side session Sept. 7; expected to throw again Sept. 9.
Rickard, Joey (CF) 09/02 60-day DL Possibly late September Right thumb ligament Transferred to 60-day DL on Aug. 31; cleared to start baseball activities as of Sept. 2 update.
Tillman, Chris (P) 09/07 15-day DL Possibly September 11 Right shoulder bursitis Threw side session Sept. 7.

Detroit Tigers

Tigers Updated Status Due Back Injury Notes
Aybar, Erick (SS) 09/07 Any day Day-to-day Left abdominal soreness Not in starting lineup Sept. 3-7; entered game off bench Sept. 5-6.
Castellanos, Nick (3B) 09/07 15-day DL Possibly mid-September Fractured metacarpal bone in left hand Hitting off tee with fungo bat as of Sept. 7 update; slated to hit off tee with regular bat Sept. 9.
VerHagen, Drew (P) 08/23 60-day DL 2017 Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome Was scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Aug. 8.

TRANSACTIONS:

Baltimore Orioles

Date Transaction
09/05/16 Baltimore Orioles designated RHP Odrisamer Despaigne for assignment.
Baltimore Orioles activated LHP Brian Duensing from the 60-day disabled list.
09/03/16 Los Angeles Angels claimed LHP Ashur Tolliver off waivers from Baltimore Orioles.
Baltimore Orioles sent Kyle Lobstein outright to Norfolk Tides.
09/02/16 Baltimore Orioles recalled Jayson Aquino from Norfolk Tides.
Baltimore Orioles recalled Caleb Joseph from Norfolk Tides.
Baltimore Orioles recalled Tyler Wilson from Norfolk Tides.
Baltimore Orioles activated CF Drew Stubbs.
Baltimore Orioles activated CF Michael Bourn.

Detroit Tigers

Date Transaction
09/06/16 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Jordan Zimmermann from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers recalled Casey McGehee from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Matt Boyd from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Steven Moya from Toledo Mud Hens.
09/05/16 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Mike Pelfrey from the 15-day disabled list.
Detroit Tigers recalled Dixon Machado from Toledo Mud Hens.
Oakland Athletics claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from Detroit Tigers.
09/03/16 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Donn Roach for assignment.
Detroit Tigers selected the contract of Joe Mantiply from Erie SeaWolves.

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