Latest Player News for Detroit
Hunter was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI as his sizzling start to the 2013 season continues.
Martinez was 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two runs scored, and two RBI as Detroit blasted the Braves 10-0 Friday night.
Tuiasosopo was 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBI in the Tigers 10-0 romp over Atlanta Friday night.
Sanchez was masterful, allowing just five hits and one walk over eight shutout innings while striking out a Detroit-record 17 in the Tigers 10-0 win over Atlanta Friday night.
Manager Jim Leyland said Santiago was feeling fine Friday and could play if needed, MLive.com
Tigers manager Jim Leyland said he's unsure whether Alburquerque (hip) will be available to pitch Friday, James Schmehl of MLive.com
Coke (left groin strain) will not be available to pitch Friday and could possibly be out the next couple days, James Schmehl of MLive.com
Dirks is out of the lineup Friday for a second straight day with soreness in his right knee, Jason Beck of MLB.com
Jackson went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in Thursday's loss to the Royals.
Coke (0-3) took the loss Thursday against the Royals, allowing four runs on one hit and four walks while striking out one.
Rondon made his MLB debut Thursday against the Royals, allowing one run on three hits in one inning.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland said that Verlander left with a blister near his fingernail on his right thumb
and it should not affect his next start.
Verlander left Thursday's game
against the Royals after seven innings with cracked skin on his right thumb.