Alex Avila tightened the screws and launched one, and the Tigers are again in first place today. If the playoffs began today, KC and Oakland would be playing the wild card game, and Detroit would be going to Baltimore.
Justin Verlander gets another chance to contribute to the rotation, as the Tigers have the brooms in hand.
Even though it is the dreaded Sunday day game after a night game, Ausmus can smell the straw bristles and is going with the same lineup as last night.
The Tigers and Indians will be hiding out on TBS for those few who won’t be watching football at 1:00.
Today’s Hey-It’s-Still-Baseball-Season Lineup:
- Kinsler, 2B
- Hunter, RF
- Cabrera, DH
- V Martinez, 1B
- JD Martinez, LF
- Avila, C
- Castellanos, 3B
- Romine, SS
- Davis, CF