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Tigers Vs. Indians Starting Lineups: Outfielder Austin Jackson Scratched, Replaced By Don Kelly

No more than an hour after it was announced that outfielder Austin Jackson would be making his return to the field after a four-game absence, manager Jim Leyland flipped the script and scratched Jackson from the lineup. The Tigers' Brian Britten announced on Twitter that utility man Don Kelly would take Jackson's spot in center field, while infielder Ramon Santiago will be bumped up to the No. 1 spot in the order.

It's likely that Jackson simply didn't feel well enough in pre-game warm-ups to fully give it a go, and there was obviously no logical reason for Leyland to rush his budding star in the outfield back prematurely. Jackson should be able to get on the field for game two of the series tomorrow, but stay tuned with SB Nation Detroit's StoryStream for more updates on his condition.

Here are the updated lineups for Tuesday's game:

Tigers
1. Ramon Santiago - 2B
2. Andy Dirks - LF
3. Miguel Cabrera - 3B
4. Prince Fielder - 1B
5. Delmon Young - DH
6. Brennan Boesch - RF
7. Jhonny Peralta - SS
8. Alex Avila - C
9. Don Kelly - CF
Rick Porcello - SP

Indians
1. Shin-Soo Choo - RF
2. Jason Kipnis - 2B
3. Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
4. Travis Hafner - DH
5. Carlos Santana - C
6. Michael Brantley - CF
7. Johnny Damon - LF
8. Casey Kotchman - 1B
9. Jose Lopez - 3B
Ubaldo Jimenez - SP

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