Detroit Tigers fans are no doubt pleased with the team’s run of form as of late. The Tigers will look to claim a fifth consecutive victory when they face the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game series.
Detroit Tigers players have started to put together a better on-field product. After winning the last game of a road series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Tigers returned home to face the Minnesota Twins.
Against the Twins, Detroit scored 23 runs and came away with a +7 in the run differential department to show for it. The Tigers will now continue a nine-game home stand against the American League East’s Tampa Bay Rays. Tampa is 19-19 on the season and currently in third place in their division.
Anibal Sanchez will kick things off for the Tigers on Friday night against Matt Andriese of the Rays. The former Marlin has had trouble getting past the sixth inning as of late. Only one of his starts this season has eclipsed the six inning plateau.
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The right-handed starting pitcher has allowed four runs in each of his last three starts. If that trend continues on Friday, Detroit will need to put some runs on the board against a solid Tampa Bay pitching staff. Here’s a look at the lineup that could be supporting Sanchez.
- Ian Kinsler, 2B
- J.D. Martinez, RF
- Miguel Cabrera, 1B
- Victor Martinez, DH
- Nick Castellanos, 3B
- Justin Upton, LF
- Cameron Maybin, CF
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
- Jose Iglesias, SS
So where can you catch tonight’s Detroit Tigers game against the Tampa Bay Rays? We have all the information you need to know right here so you don’t miss a second of the action.
Start Time: 7:10 PM ET
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Arena: Comerica Park
TV Info: Fox Sports Detroit
Live Stream: MLB.TV
Radio: 97.1 The Ticket