On Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers will open a two-game set against their Central Division rivals, the Minnesota Twins. Detroit currently sits only two games back of the Cleveland Indians for the division lead and will look to take advantage of the cellar-dwelling Twins in order to try to gain some ground on the Tribe.
Here is the Tigers' projected starting lineup for Wednesday night:
1. Austin Jackson, Center Field
2. Andy Dirks, Left Field
3. Miguel Cabrera, Third Base
4. Prince Fielder, First Base
5. Delmon Young, Designated Hitter
6. Alex Avila, Catcher
7. Ryan Raburn, Second Base
8. Brennan Boesch, Right Field
9. Ramon Santiago, Short Stop
Starting Pitcher: Rick Porcello; 3-3, 5.18
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