Tagged: Detroit Tigers

Tigers vs. Mets Lineups 1:10 pm ET

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Tigers:

1. Anthony Gose (L) CF
2. Casey McGehee (R) 1B
3. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
4. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
5. Tyler Collins (L) LF
6. James McCann (R) DH
7. Nate Schierholtz (L) RF
8. Dixon Machado (R) SS
9. Andrew Romine (S) 2B

SP: Mike Pelfrey RHP

Mets:

1. Alejandro De Aza (L) CF
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) DH
4. Lucas Duda (L) 1B
5. Neil Walker (S) 2B
6. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
7. Travis d’Arnaud (R) C
8. Eric Campbell (R) LF
9. Wuilmer Beccerra (R) RF

SP: Bartolo Colon RHP

Today’s game can be viewed on SNY, MLB Network, and MLB.tv.

Game Notes:

Today’s available pitchers for both squads:

TIGERS: RHP Mike Pelfrey, RHP Buck Farmer, RHP Mark Lowe, LHP Justin Wilson, LHP Kyle Ryan

METS: RHP Bartolo Colon, RHP Buddy Carlyle, RHP Jeurys Familia, RHP Zack Thornton, RHP Jerry Blevins, LHP Josh Smoker

VS TIGERS: Today’s game marks the first of two with the Tigers this Spring and it will be the only trip they make to Tradition Field during Grapefruit League action.

 

RHP BARTOLO COLÓN: Will make his Grapefruit League debut at home today vs. Detroit…Was 14-13 with a 4.16 ERA (90 earned runs/194.2 innings) in 33 games (31 starts) for the Mets in 2015…Signed a one-year contract on December 18, 2015.

JEURYS FAMILIA: Is expected to make his Grapefruit League debut today
at home vs. Detroit… Familia finished third in the majors with 43 saves in 2015, which also tied the club’s single- season save record…He became one of 12 pitchers in Major League history to record 40 or more saves at age 25 or younger…Allowed one earned run in 14.2 innings (0.61 ERA) during the postseason.

 

Mike Pelfrey returns to face Mets

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Former Met and first round draft pick of the 2005 MLB Draft, Mike Pelfrey will return to Tradition Field this Monday to face the Mets in his second spring start of the season. Pelfrey signed a 2-year, $16 million dollar deal this offseason with the Tigers. Pelfrey has not faced the Mets since he was not retained after the 2011 season. Pelfrey will have another chance when the games matter to face his former team, when the Mets make a trip to Detroit August 5-7.