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Sunday Game Thread: Bauer and Indians try to salvage one game against the Tigers

The proverbial horse is out of the barn, but the Indians will at least try to close the door quickly.

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Indians @ Detroit Tigers

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 4:08 ET, Comerica Park



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Today's Lineups

Michael Bourn - CF Ian Kinsler - 2B
Jose Ramirez - SS Torii Hunter - RF
Michael Brantley - LF Miguel Cabrera - DH
Carlos Santana - 1B Victor Martinez - 1B
Jason Kipnis - 2B J.D. Martinez - LF
Yan Gomes - DH Alex Avila - C
David Murphy - RF Nick Castellanos - 3B
Lonnie Chisenhall - 3B Andrew Romine - SS
Roberto Perez - C Rajai Davis - CF
Trevor Bauer - RHP Justin Verlander - RHP

At this point the Indians can't lose another game, and realistically it's already over, but they do have an opportunity to today to at least make the Tigers (and Royals) sweat just a bit. Trevor Bauer faces off against Justin Verlander.

Key AL Central/Wild Card Games

Tampa Bay (Archer) at Toronto (Buerhle), 1:07 PM

Boston (Kelly) at Kansas City (Vargas), 2:10 PM

Oakland (Lester) at Seattle (Young), 4:10 PM

New York (Kuroda) at Baltimore (Tillman), 8:00 PM