Things are looking up for the Detroit Tigers -- and their Tuesday starter -- as they hit the road for Game 1 of a three-game series with the Cleveland Indians.
Doug Fister, 4-6 with a 4.04 ERA, will take the hill for Detroit. After struggling through injuries in the first half of the season, Fister has been on-point since the All-Star break. In two starts, he is 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA. He has 18 strikeouts in 15 innings.
The Tigers offense is rounding into form, as well. Detroit has scored at least five runs in five of seven games since getting blanked 13-0 by the Angels on July 17.
Ubaldo Jimenez, 8-9 with a 5.24 ERA, will start for Cleveland.
With an 8-2 record over their last 10 games, Detroit has a one-game lead over the Chicago White Sox and a four-game lead over the Indians in the AL Central.
First pitch Tuesday is set for 7:05 Eastern.
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