Detroit Tigers live stream vs Texas Rangers 5/20/2017
Detroit Tigers baseball returns on Saturday. The club continues the 2017 regular season at home against the Texas Rangers. Here’s what you need to know to watch.
Detroit Tigers will look to rebound on Saturday following a series-opening loss to the Texas Rangers.
Despite getting a pair of hits from J.D. Martinez, and 3.1 relief scoreless innings from Anibal Sanchez and Francisco Rodriguez, the Tigers fell 5-3.
Daniel Norris surrendered seven hits, five runs, two walks and a pair of home runs. He did strike out eight in just 5.2 frames.
The Tigers were without Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera, but the team put up a fight late at the dish.
A single from Jose Iglesias and a walk from Tyler Collins gave J.D. Martinez a chance to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth.
With the score at 5-2, Martinez reached on a ground ball to Elvis Andrus, as Iglesias came around to score on an error from his shortstop counterpart.
Detroit had a chance to win it on a walk-off home run, with Alex Avila at the plate and two runners on. However, the Tigers ended up dropping the contest 5-3. Despite the loss, the team showed well to fight back with the game on the line late.
The Lineup for Saturday
More from Detroit Tigers News
- Detroit Tigers: Prospect Colt Keith is making up for lost time in AFL
- Detroit Tigers: Victor Reyes finding ways to get the job done
- The Detroit Tigers must cut their losses and release Jonathan Schoop
- Detroit Tigers: Garrett Hill’s new role and changed delivery are excellent
- Detroit Tigers: Joe Jiménez has rebounded in 2022
So how will the Detroit Tigers line up on Saturday? According to a tweet from Detroit’s official Twitter account, we know what the team’s batting order will look like against Texas.
- Ian Kinsler, Second Base
- Alex Avila, First Base
- Miguel Cabrera, Designated Hitter
- J.D. Martinez, Right Field
- Justin Upton, Left Field
- Nicholas Castellanos, Third Base
- Tyler Collins, Center Field
- James McCann, Catcher
- Jose Iglesias, Shortstop
Additionally, Justin Verlander will start for the Tigers. He’ll be opposed by A.J. Griffin, who takes the hill for the Rangers.
So where can you catch today’s Detroit Tigers game against the Texas Rangers? We have all the information you need to know right here so you don’t miss a second of the action.
Start Time: 7:15 P.M. Eastern time
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Arena: Comerica Park
Live Stream: Stream 1 | Stream 2
TV Info: Fox Sports Detroit
Radio: 97.1 The Ticket
Next: Would you trade Anibal Sanchez for a struggling Curtis Granderson?
If you can’t make it to the game, or aren’t able to follow along on television or radio, keep an eye on our Twitter handle, @MCB_Tigers, as we provide commentary and updates throughout the course of the game.