Detroit Tigers (45-45) vs Baltimore Orioles (45-45) — 1:08 PM ET
Comerica Park — Detroit, MI
Radio: 97.1 The Ticket (click for affiliates)
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy
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When We Last Met
Detroit Tigers’ David Price was sharp on Saturday, striking out a season-high 12 batters and allowing just one run, but Baltimore Orioles’ ace Chris Tillman was even more sharp. His domination of Tigers’ bats continued, allowing a first inning hit and nothing more.
Justin Verlwander (0-2, 5.34) is still seeking his first victory of the season, but missing out on the last one was no fault of his own. Verlander was brilliant in his last start 9 days ago against Minnesota, allowing just one run in 8.1 innings of work and staking his team to a 6-1 lead, but the Tigers’ bullpen collapsed and lost the game. This followed a string of games in which Verlander was rocked, but he hopefully turned a corner in his last contest.
Miguel Gonzalez (7-6, 4.24) was rocked in his last start prior the All-Star break, allowing six runs in five innings and took the loss against Washington.
Detroit Tigers Lineup
1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
2. Anthony Gose, CF
3. Yoenis Cespedes, LF
4. Victor Martinez, DH
5. J.D. Martinez, RF
6. Alex Avila, C
7. Marc Krauss, 1B
8. Jose Iglesias, SS
9. Andrew Romine, 3B