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Tigers Vs. Mariners: Doug Fister Returns To The Bump Monday Night

Doug Fister makes his ceremonious return to the mound Monday night against the Mariners. The Tigers are coming off a three-game series with the White Sox in which they took two out of three. Detroit's staff is starting to turn things around, so the return of Fister is a perk, especially since consistency is still lost on the offense.

If Fister is to throw well enough to get to the Tigers' regular back-end relievers, he will not have that luxury, as Joaquin Benoit and Jose Valverde will have the night off.

Here is the lineup for the Tigers tonight:

The Mariners will trot out the following lineup against the Tigers:

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