Detroit Tigers (57-61) vs. Cleveland (56-58)
When: 6:10 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Comerica Park.
TV: Bally Sports Detroit.
Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates).
Game-time forecast: Sunny, 77 degrees.
Starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Wily Peralta (3-2, 3.48 ERA) vs. Cleveland LHP Sam Hentges (1-4, 7.71 ERA).
Game notes: Cleveland took its time announcing its starting pitcher, but it looks like it will be left-hander Sam Hentges. His 7.71 ERA on the season is ugly, but he was mildly effective against the Tigers in a start on May 24 at Comerica Park; he allowed three runs over five innings with seven strikeouts. More importantly, he was extremely effective against Miguel Cabrera, blanking the Tigers slugger in three plate appearances, with two strikeouts swinging. (That game also gave Hentges some experience in pitching while the baseball world watches; the opposing starter that Tuesday in May was Spencer Turnbull, making his first start after no-hitting the Mariners the previous week.)
• BOX SCORE
RF Robbie Grossman
2B Jonathan Schoop
1B Miguel Cabrera
3B Jeimer Candelario
DH Renato Nunez
C Eric Haase
LF Willi Castro
CF Victor Reyes
SS Zack Short
P Willy Peral
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