Detroit Tigers vs Tampa Bay Rays Game 138 Preview, TV, Lineup
Detroit Tigers (63-74) vs Tampa Bay Rays (67-70) — 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park — Detroit, MI
Radio: 97.1 The Ticket (click for affiliates)
Weather: 79 degrees, isolated t-storms
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When We Last Met
Rajai Davis pushed home three of the Detroit Tigers’ four runs with the assistance of two homers as the Tigers captured the first of a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays on Labor Day.
Matt Boyd (1-5, 8.36) was rocked in his last outing for the Detroit Tigers, lasting just one inning, allowing six runs on seven hits on Thursday against the Kansas City Royals. Since his first strong start for the Tigers back on August 5, he’s gone 0-3 with a 6.35 ERA in six games (five starts).
Erasmo Ramirez (6-7, 3.84) has experienced a nice turnaround this season after starting off with an ERA north of 10 after seven starts, although he hasn’t be especially sharp recently, allowing 11 run over his last three starts, including allowing four runs on six hits in four innings of a no-decision in a 7-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Detroit Tigers Lineup
- Anthony Gose-CF
- Ian Kinsler-2B
- Miguel Cabrera-1B
- J.D. Martinez-RF
- Nick Castellanos-DH
- James McCann-C
- Dixon Machado-SS
- Andrew Romine-3B
- Rajai Davis-LF
- Victor Martinez — Sick
- Jose Iglesias — Day-to-Day
- Daniel Norris — 15-day DL
- Anibal Sanchez — 15-day DL
- Joe Nathan – Out for the Season