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Tigers Vs. White Sox: Projected Starting Lineups For Friday

On Friday night, the Detroit Tigers (12-12) and Chicago White Sox (12-13) will play game one of a three-game weekend set at Comerica Park. The Central Division rivals are separated by a half game in the standings and the White Sox won the first series this season taking two of the three games. The winning team has scored five runs in all three games between the two teams this season.

Here are the projected starting lineups for Friday night:

Detroit

1. Austin Jackson, Center Field

2. Brennan Boesch, Right Field

3. Miguel Cabrera, Third Base

4. Prince Fielder, First Base

5. Andy Dirks, Designated Hitter

6. Alex Avila, Catcher

7. Jhonny Peralta, Short Stop

8. Ryan Raburn, Second Base

9. Don Kelly, Left Field

Starting Pitcher: Drew Smyly; 1-0, 1.23 ERA

Chicago White Sox

1. Alejandro De Aza, Center Field

2. Alexei Ramirez, Short Stop

3. Adam Dunn, Designated Hitter

4. Paul Konerko, First Base

5. A.J. Pierzynski, Catcher

6. Alex Rios, Right Field

7. Dayan Viciedo, Left Field

8. Brent Morel, Third Base

9. Gordon Beckham, Second Base

Starting Pitcher: Jake Peavy; 3-1, 1.67 ERA

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