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Game Thread: Tigers @ Indians - August 5, 2013


Terry Francona and Joe Smith
Terry Francona and Joe Smith
Jason Miller
Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 PM
Progressive Field



Corey Kluber vs. Anibal Sanchez

Pre-Game Reading Material:

Latest News

  • Today 13 players, including Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, and Alex Rodriguez, were suspended by MLB for violated the MLB-MLBPA Joint Drug Agreement. 12 out of the 13 suspended received 50 games, but Alex Rodriguez received a 211-game suspension. All of the players suspended for 50 games will begin to serve them immediately, while Alex Rodriguez is appealing his suspension.
  • So starting tonight, Jose Iglesias will be starting at shortstop.

Other Games of Interest

  • Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees, 8:10 PM (Quintana vs. Pettitte)
  • Boston at Houston, 8:10 PM (Lackey vs. Oberholtzer)
  • Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 PM (Correia vs. Guthrie)
  • Texas at LA Angels, 10:05 PM (M. Perez vs. Williams)

Tonight's Minor League Action:

  • AAA: Columbus at Toledo, 7:00 PM (TBD)
  • A+: Potomac at Carolina, 7:15 PM (TBD)
  • A-: Great Lakes at Lake County, 7:00 PM (Ryan Merritt)
  • R-: AZL Indians at AZL Cubs, 10:00 PM

Tonight's Lineups

Cleveland Detroit
CF Michael Bourn
CF Austin Jackson
1B Nick Swisher
RF Torii Hunter
2B Jason Kipnis
3B Miguel Cabrera
SS Asdrubal Cabrera
1B Prince Fielder
LF Michael Brantley
DH Victor Martinez
C Carlos Santana
LF Andy Dirks
DH Jason Giambi
C Alex Avila
3B Lonnie Chisenhall
SS Jose Iglesias
RF Drew Stubbs
2B Ramon Santiago