Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels: Game 99 Preview, TV/Radio Coverage, Lineup


Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers(56-42) LA Angels(60-40) –  10:05pm EDT

Angels Stadium of Anaheim

TV: Fox Sports Detroits

Radio: 97.1 The Ticket (click for affiliates)

Weather: 82 degrees, sunny

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When We Last Met

The Tigers took two of three from the Angels in Detroit in mid-April, getting beaten up in the first meeting, but recovering to take the final two games. Rick Porcello pitched a gem and got some redemption from the game in 2013 he started against the Angels. You know the one.

Starting Pitching

Max Scherzer(11-3, 3.34 ERA) was not the pitcher of record in his last start, a loss to the Cleveland Indians. He pitched 5.2 innings, gave up 6 hits and an astonishing 4 walks while allowing 2 runs. It was also noted that Scherzer had some discomfort in his arm, but he shot down any idea that it was a concern after the game.

Scherzer is 3-1 with a 2.16 ERA in 33.1 innings pitched in his career against the Angels.

Garrett Richards(11-2, 2.47 ERA) was also not the pitcher of record in his last start against the Mariners, though he pitched 8 innings and gave up only 1 run on 3 hits and a walk. Richards’ numbers are fantastic and he’s been lights out for the majority of the season, allowing more than 3 runs only twice.

Richards is 2-1 with a 2.70 ERA against the Tigers in 20 innings over his career.

Tigers Lineup

1. Austin Jackson – CF

2. Ian Kinsler – 2B

3. Miguel Cabrera – 1B

4. Victor Martinez – DH

5. J.D. Martinez – LF

6. Torii Hunter – RF

7. Nick Castellanos – 3B

8. Alex Avila – C

9. Eugenio Suarez – SS


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