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Tigers (5-0) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (1-4)
1. Here is the Tigers’ lineup for their 1:05 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays:
Ramon Santiago – SS
Brennan Boesch – RF
Miguel Cabrera – 3B
Alex Avila – DH
Delmon Young – LF
Ryan Raburn – 2B
Clete Thomas – CF
Ryan Strieby – 1B
James McCann – C
Doug Fister – P
2. Former Tigers in the Rays’ starting lineup are Matt Joyce in right and Will Rhymes at third.
3. Evan Longoria (bruised right hand) isn’t in the Rays’ starting lineup. Neither is former Tiger Carlos Pena.
In fact, because of a split-squad day, it looks like the Rays have the traveling lineup
4. Scheduled to pitch for the Tigers after Fister are Duane Below, Darin Downs, Chris Bootcheck, Phil Coke and Jose Ortega.
5. Former Tiger Fernando Rodney will follow Rays’ starter David Price to the mound.