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GameDay Thread: Opening Day take 2!


Detroit Tigers  (86-75 in 2016) vs. Chicago White Sox (78-84 in 2016)

Time: 2:10 EST

Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, Illinois

Weather: High 53 degrees, 10% chance of rain according to weather.com

Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket

Tigers lineup:

  1. Ian Kinsler (2B)
  2. Nicholas Castellanos (3B)
  3. Miguel Cabrera (1B)
  4. Victor Martinez (DH)
  5. Justin Upton (LF)
  6. Mikie Mahtook (RF)
  7. James McCann (C)
  8. JaCoby Jones (CF)
  9. Jose Iglesias (SS)

 

Pitching matchup:

Justin Verlander (16-9, 3.04 ERA in 2016) vs. Jose Quintana (13-12, 3.20 in 2016)

Before You Watch: 

Here are some Tigers news and notes from Spring Training to give you all you need to know about the 2017 season.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-tigers-news/amuller/tigers-still-much-contender-wide-open-al-central-division/91996/

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-tigers-news/ddrysdale/comerica-park-food-game/92088/

https://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-tigers-news/ajreilly/matt-boyd-tigers-x-factor/92071/

Written by AJ Reilly

A.J. is a lifelong baseball fan and an avid storyteller. His debut novel, The Askren Boys, won the Literary Classics Gold Medal and Seal of Approval in November of 2018. When not writing, he is spending time with his wife Jessica, son Jack, daughter Nora, and new arrival Teddy. A.J. lives in Metro Detroit.

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