Victor Martinez, who hit a pinch-hit three-run home run in the first game, is in the lineup for the second game. He's batting .367 against the Twins this season.

Joe Mauer is batting .333 against Justin Verlander, but he is not in the lineup. That shows just how much Mauer's legs are giving him problems these days.

The Tigers began the day one game out of the second wild card spot, so a sweep of the series would mean a lot to them.auer


Tigers

Jose Iglesias, SS
Tyler Collins, CF
Miggy, 1B
V-Mart, DH
J.D. Martinez, RF
Justin Upton, LF
Erick Aybar, 3B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Andrew Romine, 2B

Justin Verlander, RHP

Twins

Brian Dozier, 2B
Logan Schafer, LF
Jorge Polanco, SS
Max Kepler, RF
Robbie Grossman, DH
Edudardo Escobar, 3B
Juan Centeno, C
Byron Buxton, CF
James Beresford, 1B

Ervin Santana, RHP

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