Friday, 7:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

RHP Phil Hughes (1-3, 3.91) vs. RHP Michael Fulmer (MLB debut)

Saturday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

RHP Tyler Duffey (0-0, 2.25) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (4-0, 0.35)

Sunday, 1:10 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM

TBA vs. RHP Mike Pelfrey (0-4, 4.64)

TWINS UPDATE

They are 7-15 after 22 games for the second straight year, just one game better than the franchise-worst mark 6-16 of 2012. … They are 6-5 at home. … They went 8-11 against the Tigers last year, the fourth time in five seasons they lost the season series against Detroit. They are 25-30 all-time against the Tigers in Target Field. … They still are considering Tommy Milone or Ricky Nolasco for Sunday’s start, though speculation has grown this week that Alex Meyer could be given a start as well. … Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is 17-for-38 (.447) with five home runs in his career against Phil Hughes. … Former Tiger RHP Casey Fien has a 7.94 ERA in 28 games against his old team. … 3B Trevor Plouffe will travel to Fort Myers this weekend to rehab his oblique injury.

TIGERS UPDATE

They have won three of their past four games to climb above .500 at 11-10, but remain in fourth place in the AL Central. … They are 6-4 on the road. … Pelfrey, who signed a two-year, $16 million contract with Detroit last December, went 11-27 with a 4.94 ERA in three seasons with the Twins. … Fulmer, acquired from the Mets at last year’s trade deadline for Yoenis Cespedes, has been called up from Class AAA Toledo, where he was 1-1 with a 4.11 ERA in three starts. The Oklahoma native was drafted by the Mets in the first round in 2011. … RHP Shane Greene (blister) went on the disabled list to make room for Fulmer. OF Cameron Maybin (wrist) is also on the disabled list. C James McCann (ankle) is on a rehab assignment in Toledo but could return this weekend. Jarrod Saltalamacchia has hit five home runs in McCann’s absence.

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