Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez is going for his fifth straight win on Wednesday night. (Robin Buckson / Detroit News)
Tigers at Rangers
When: 8:05 p.m. Wednesday.
Where: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
TV/radio: FSD, ESPN2/97.1
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Here’s what you need to know:
■ The Tigers are on a five-game winning streak after Tuesday night’s 8-2 victory over the Rangers.
■ Anibal Sanchez, Wednesday’s Tigers starter, is going for his fifth straight win. The Tigers have lost three of his past six starts, but Sanchez has recorded a quality start in each of those games.
■ J.D. Martinez is on a 13-game hitting streak, the longest of his career and the longest active streak in the majors.
■ Ian Kinsler, who played for the Rangers last season, has had multiple hits for three straight games and is tied for second in the American League with 29 multi-hit games.
■ Slugger Miguel Cabrera has 1,242 hits as a Tiger, one away from tying Mickey Stanley for the 18th-most hits in franchise history.
Here are some Tigers stories to catch up on prior to first pitch:
■ Ex-Tiger Curtis denies sex allegations
■ Ian Kinsler haunts ex-teammates as Tigers win fifth straight
■ Tigers Mailbag: Torii Hunter might be moving toward reserve role with Tigers
■ Tigers prospects Steven Moya, Jake Thompson selected for Futures Game
1. Rajai Davis (R) CF
2. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) LF
6. Torii Hunter (R) RF
7. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
8. Bryan Holaday (R) C
9. Eugenio Suarez (R) SS
SP: Anibal Sanchez (4-2, 2.33)
1. Leonys Martin (L) CF
2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
3. Shin-Soo Choo (L) DH
4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B
5. Alex Rios (R) RF
6. Carlos Pena (L) 1B
7. Michael Choice (R) LF
8. Robinson Chirinos (R) C
9. Rougned Odor (L) 2B
SP: Joe Saunders (0-3, 4.11)