May 18th, 2013

Saturday’s lineups: Tigers at Rangers

For those of you who have been begging to see Avisail Garcia in the Tigers lineup against a right-handed starter, he’s starting tonight against Justin Grimm. He’ll bat ninth, moving Omar Infante up a spot.

On the Rangers side, David Murphy moves up to the second spot against Anibal Sanchez, with Leury Garcia dropping down to the bottom.


  1. Andy Dirks, LF
  2. Torii Hunter, RF
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B (2-for-2 off Grimm)
  4. Prince Fielder, 1B (0-for-2, K off Grimm)
  5. Victor Martinez, DH
  6. Alex Avila, C
  7. Jhonny Peralta, SS (1-for-1 off Grimm)
  8. Omar Infante, 2B
  9. Avisail Garcia, CF

P: Anibal Sanchez


  1. Elvis Andrus, SS (0-for-7, 2 K’s against Sanchez)
  2. David Murphy, LF (1-for-3 against Sanchez)
  3. Lance Berkman, DH (5-for-13, 3 walks, 2 K’s against Sanchez)
  4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (2-for-3, K against Sanchez)
  5. Nelson Cruz, RF (1-for-2, HR, K against Sanchez)
  6. Mitch Moreland, 1B (0-for-2, K against Sanchez)
  7. Robinson Chirinos, C
  8. Leonys Martin, CF
  9. Leury Garcia, 2B

P: Justin Grimm