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Jackson went 3-for-6 with an RBI and three runs in Thursday's 11-1 victory over the Jays.
Hunter went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs in Thursday's 11-1 blowout over the Blue Jays.
Fielder went 2-for-2 with two walks, a double and four RBI in Thursday's romp over the Blue Jays.
Cabrera went 1-for-4 with a triple, a walk, and a steal of third base in Thursday's win over the Jays.
Fister went eight innings Thursday against Toronto, giving up just one run on eight hits and a walk. He struck out five and improved to 2-0 on the season.
Benoit will remain Detroit's primary option to close out games, MLB.com
reports. Manager Jim Leyland said, "On a lot of the days, if it's doable, I think [Joaquin] Benoit is the most experienced and versatile enough against righties and lefties to pitch the ninth. But it's not going to be doable every day. You're liable to see anybody at any time."
Dirks is back in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays, the Detroit Free Press
Peralta went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays.
Villarreal gave up three runs while walking three and failing to record an out in his appearance against the Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon.
Porcello gave up four runs on eight hits over five innings in a no-decision against the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Valverde reported to the Tigers spring training facility Tuesday, the Detroit News
Martinez (thumb) returned to the Tigers' lineup for Wednesday's tilt against the Blue Jays.
Hunter went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.
Sanchez struck out eight and walked one while giving up two runs on five hits over seven innings for his first win of the season Tuesday.