May 7th, 2014

Wednesday’s lineups: Tigers vs. Astros

Regular day off for Austin Jackson. Don Kelly not only gets the start in center, he’ll bat fifth against Brad Peacock, who’s giving up a higher average to right-handed hitters this year but a much higher average to left-handed hitters for his career.


  1. Ian Kinsler, 2B (1-for-6, K vs. Peacock)
  2. Torii Hunter, RF
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
  4. Victor Martinez, DH
  5. Don Kelly, CF
  6. Nick Castellanos, 3B
  7. Alex Avila, C
  8. Andrew Romine, SS
  9. Rajai Davis, LF (0-for-3, K vs. Peacock)

P: Rick Porcello

ASTROS (career numbers against Porcello)

  1. Jose Altuve, 2B (0-for-3, K)
  2. Dexter Fowler, CF (1-for-3, double, K)
  3. Jason Castro, C (1-for-3, HR, K)
  4. Chris Carter, DH (0-for-3)
  5. Alex Presley, LF
  6. George Springer, RF
  7. Mark Krauss, 1B
  8. Matt Dominguez, 3B (0-for-2, 2 K’s)
  9. Marwin Gonzalez, SS (0-for-2)

P: Brad Peacock