We are currently in a rain delay at Comerica Park. #Tigers— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) April 30, 2012
Left-hander Duane Below is schedule to get his first start of the season, taking injured Doug Fister's place in the starting rotation. Fister will make a rehab start on Wednesday in Triple-A Toledo and is hopeful to return to the mound Monday in Seattle.
Below has pitched 12 innings in relief this season without surrendering an earned run. He will face off against Luke Hochevar, who is pitching for the Royals.
Here is the Tigers' lineup, via the Detroit Tigers Twitter account:
4/30 lineup vs Kansas City: Jackson CF, Boesch RF, Cabrera 3B, Fielder 1B, Dirks DH, Avila C, Peralta SS, Kelly LF, Santiago 2B. Below P.