Gameday Thread: Game 87, Detroit Tigers @ Toronto Blue Jays


Detroit Tigers (45-41) @ Toronto Blue Jays (49-39)

Where: Rogers Centre; Toronto, ON

First Pitch: 7:07 PM ET

Pitching Matchup: Mike Pelfrey (2-7, 4.78 ERA) vs. J.A. Happ (11-3, 3.54 ERA)

TV/Radio: FOX Sports Detroit; 97.1 The Ticket


Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. James McCann (R) C
  8. Mike Aviles (R) RF
  9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Toronto Blue Jays

  1. Ezequiel Carrera (L) RF
  2. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
  3. Edwin Encarnacion (R) DH
  4. Michael Saunders (S) LF
  5. Russell Martin (R) C
  6. Troy Tulowitzki (R) SS
  7. Justin Smoak (S) 1B
  8. Kevin Pillar (R) CF
  9. Darwin Barney (R) 2B

Injury Report:


J.D. Martinez; 7/6, 15-day DL, Fractured right elbow

Daniel Norris; 7/6, 15-day DL, Grade 1 right oblique strain

Warwick Saupold; 7/3, 15-day DL, Right groin strain

Drew VerHagen; 6/21, 60-day DL, Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome

Jordan Zimmermann; 7/4, 15-day DL, Right neck strain

Blue Jays

Jose Bautista; 7/4, 15-day DL, Turf toe on left foot

Marco Estrada; 7/6, 15-day DL, Sore back

Gavin Floyd; 7/1, 15-day DL, Torn right lat

Ryan Goins; 7/2, 15-day DL, Right forearm tightness

Franklin Morales; 7/4, 60-day DL, Left shoulder fatigue



Date Transaction
07/06/16 Detroit Tigers optioned Buck Farmer to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Bobby Parnell from Toledo Mud Hens.
07/05/16 Detroit Tigers placed LHP Daniel Norris on the 15-day disabled list. Right oblique strain.
Detroit Tigers recalled RHP Buck Farmer from Toledo Mud Hens.
07/04/16 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Jordan Zimmermann on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 1, 2016. Right neck strain.
Detroit Tigers recalled Dustin Molleken from Toledo Mud Hens.
07/01/16 Detroit Tigers signed RHP Bryan Garcia.

Blue Jays

Date Transaction
07/06/16 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Bo Schultz from Buffalo Bisons.
Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP Marco Estrada on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 3, 2016. Back injury.
07/03/16 Toronto Blue Jays signed RHP Zach Jackson.
07/02/16 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Aaron Loup from Buffalo Bisons.
Toronto Blue Jays placed 2B Ryan Goins on the 15-day disabled list. Right forearm tightness.
Toronto Blue Jays optioned RHP Bo Schultz to Buffalo Bisons.
Toronto Blue Jays recalled Drew Hutchison from Buffalo Bisons.
07/01/16 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LHP Claudio Galva to a minor league contract.