Gameday Thread: Game 98, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (51-46) @ CHICAGO WHITE SOX (46-50)

WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field – Chicago

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 85°F • Mostly Cloudy • 4% PoP

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Matt Boyd (1-2, 4.91 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (14-3, 3.18 ERA)

LINEUPS:

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. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Chicago White Sox

1. Adam Eaton (L) RF
2. Tim Anderson (R) SS
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
6. Tyler Saladino (R) 2B
7. Avisail Garcia (R) DH
8. Dioner Navarro (S) C
9. J.B. Shuck (L) CF

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Matt Boyd to start Monday, Anibal Sanchez on Tuesday for Tigers

Tigers fans learned late Friday afternoon that the anticipated returns of starters Jordan Zimmermann and Daniel Norris are not set in stone, but are imminent to say the least. They are going to miss at least one start and may have to make a rehab start before re-joining the rotation. The team has already arranged their rotation for … Read more

1st Half Report Card: Detroit Tigers’ pitching staff

Earlier, we handed out first-half grades for all the position players of your Detroit Tigers. Some have overachieved, some have severely underachieved, and some are just about right where we expected them to be. Now it is time to look at the pitching staff. On the surface, it is going to seem like a very poor … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers limp in to much-needed All-Star break

Well, if there is one thing the Detroit Tigers were consistently doing in the first half, it’s being streaky and inconsistent. Coming off a season-high six straight wins, Detroit followed it up with losing five of seven to end the unofficial first half of the baseball season. Take it for what’s it worth, to each his own. … Read more

Matt Boyd turns in good start, Tigers hang on for 3-2 victory over Blue Jays

The last time the Detroit Tigers faced Toronto Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez, they mustered just two runs on three hits, striking out 12 times. They did however walk off the Jays in extra innings for a 3-2 victory back on June 7. On Saturday, Sanchez opposed the Tigers again, who were hoping to snap a seven-game Toronto … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 88, Detroit Tigers @ Toronto Blue Jays

DETROIT TIGERS (45-42) @ TORONTO BLUE JAYS (50-39)

WHERE: Rogers Centre – Toronto, ON

FIRST PITCH: 1:07 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Matt Boyd (0-2, 6.44 ERA) vs. Aaron Sanchez (9-1, 2.94 ERA)

LINEUPS:

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. Steven Moya (L) RF
  8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
  9. Andrew Romine (S) SS


Toronto Blue Jays

1. Ezequiel Carrera (L) LF
2. Josh Donaldson (R) DH
3. Edwin Encarnacion (R) 1B
4. Russell Martin (R) C
5. Troy Tulowitzki (R) SS
6. Kevin Pillar (R) CF
7. Junior Lake (R) RF
8. Devon Travis (R) 2B
9. Darwin Barney (R) 3B

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Tigers recall Matt Boyd to start Saturday; Anibal Sanchez to start Sunday

The Tigers dropped game two of a crucial four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays 6-0 on Friday and have no lost four of their last five following a six game losing skid. They got another solid start from Mike Pelfrey, who was the victim of a lack of run support once again. A big question for … Read more

Daniel Norris, Anibal Sanchez set to make starts this week for Tigers

On Tuesday following their 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners, news broke of impending changes coming to the back of the rotation for the Detroit Tigers. Daniel Norris to start Thursday, Sanchez on Saturday. Pelfrey pushed back to next Tuesday. — Jason Beck (@beckjason) June 22, 2016 Avila said one of the reasons for Sanchez back to rotation … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers pitchers stub their toe against division rivals

Just a week ago, the Tigers got off to a very impressive and encouraging start to what ended as a ten-game road trip on Sunday, when they took two of three from the Yankees and winning their first ever series in the ‘New’ Yankee Stadium since the building opened back in the 2009 regular season. … Read more

Tigers recall Bruce Rondon, Kyle Ryan; option Matt Boyd and Blain Hardy

Prior to the series finale against the Royals, the Tigers made a flurry of roster moves regarding their pitching staff. Following the 16-5 loss on Saturday, Detroit optioned two pitchers to Triple-A and brought up two more Sunday. Following tonight's game, the Tigers optioned the contracts of LHP's Matt Boyd and Blaine Hardy to Triple … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 63, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (32-30) @ CHICAGO WHITE SOX (31-32)

Where: U.S. Cellular Field – Chicago

First Pitch: 8:10 p.m. ET

Probable Starters: Matt Boyd (DET: 0-1, 3.38 ERA) vs. James Shields (7 IP, 2 ER in one start with CWS, 5.06 ERA on season)

Gametime Forecast: 78°F • Drizzle • 44% PoP

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Lineups:

Detroit Tigers

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

Chicago White Sox

 

1. Tim Anderson (R) SS
2. Adam Eaton (L) CF
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
6. Brett Lawrie (R) 2B
7. Avisail Garcia (R) RF
8. Dioner Navarro (S) C
9. Jason Coats (R) DH

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Tigers weekly recap, look ahead to next week

The Tigers just might have found the groove they need to take off and reclaim the division lead in the American League Central. Sunday’s 4-1 win in the rubber match against the New York Yankees help solidify a third consecutive series win and their seventh victory in the last nine games. It was also their series … Read more

Tigers’ weekly recap, look ahead to next week

After losing the first two games last week against the Angels, the Tigers rebounded nicely by winning four of their next five that included ending a dreaded losing streak on the road in Anaheim in the series finale and a weekend home sweep of the division rival White Sox. And any time Detroit can sweep … Read more

Ausmus, players vent frustration after failed comeback

The Detroit Tigers lost a tough game against the New York Yankees last night with a late comeback effort that once again fell short. The fans are definitely feeling the frustration with this high priced team, especially as of late. In post game interviews with the Detroit News it became clear that manager Brad Ausmus is as well. “I’m getting … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 48, Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics

Detroit Tigers (24-23) @ Oakland Athletics (20-29)

Where: Oakland Coliseum – Oakland, CA

First Pitch: 4:05 p.m. ET

Pitching Matchup: Matt Boyd (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Jesse Hahn (1-2, 4.07 ERA)

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Gametime Forecast: 76°F • Clear • 0% PoP

Lineups:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
Oakland Athletics
1. Coco Crisp (S) LF
2. Billy Burns (S) CF
3. Jed Lowrie (S) 2B
4. Danny Valencia (R) 3B
5. Khris Davis (R) DH
6. Billy Butler (R) 1B
7. Josh Phegley (R) C
8. Marcus Semien (R) SS
9. Jake Smolinski (R) RF

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