June 23rd, 2013

Sunday’s lineups: Tigers vs. Red Sox

Jim Leyland must be getting better at convincing Prince Fielder to take a day at DH. He’s got him there again for the second consecutive Sunday. Victor Martinez gets first base again. Bryan Holaday gives Brayan Pena a spell behind the plate.

TIGERS (career numbers off Doubront)

  1. Austin Jackson, CF
  2. Torii Hunter, RF (1-for-1)
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B (0-for-3, 2 K’s)
  4. Prince Fielder, DH (0-for-3)
  5. Victor Martinez, 1B
  6. Jhonny Peralta, SS (0-for-1, walk, K)
  7. Omar Infante, 2B (2-for-6, K)
  8. Avisail Garcia, LF
  9. Bryan Holaday, C

P: Justin Verlander

RED SOX (career numbers off Verlander)

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF (4-for-20, 2 walks, K)
  2. Shane Victorino, RF (0-for-3, 2 K’s)
  3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B (0-for-16, 3 K’s)
  4. David Ortiz, DH (8-for-24, 2 HR, 3 walks, 7 K’s)
  5. Mike Napoli, 1B (6-for-20, HR, 5 walks, 5 K’s)
  6. Jonny Gomes, LF (0-for-6, 3 walks, 2 K’s)
  7. Stephen Drew, SS (2-for-13, 9 K’s)
  8. Ryan Lavarnway, C
  9. Jose Iglesias, 3B

P: Felix Doubront