August 13th, 2010

Friday: Tigers at White Sox

Normally, left-handed hitters like Brennan Boesch and Johnny Damon wouldn’t be playing against White Sox lefty Mark Buehrle. With a hot, humid night in Chicago and the ball threatening to fly (though the flags atop the scoreboard are blowing in), however, Leyland wants to get his power guys in the lineup. Thus, Boesch and Damon play. Ramon Santiago is off.

TIGERS

  1. Jackson, CF
  2. Damon, DH
  3. Peralta, SS
  4. Cabrera, 1B
  5. Guillen, 2B
  6. Inge, 3B
  7. Boesch, RF
  8. Raburn, LF
  9. Laird, C

P: Jeremy Bonderman

WHITE SOX

  1. Juan Pierre, LF
  2. Omar Vizquel, 3B
  3. Alex Rios, CF
  4. Paul Konerko, DH
  5. Mark Teahen, RF (just activated from DL today)
  6. Alexei Ramirez, SS
  7. A.J. Pierzynski, C
  8. Mark Kotsay, 1B
  9. Gordon Beckham, 2B

P: Mark Buehrle

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