August 19, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Tuesday's Tigers-Rays: Tigers rally in middle innings, are even with Rays in sixth

Max Scherzer, Tuesday's Tigers starter, has won his last four starts against Tampa Bay (Robin Buckson / Detroit News)

Tigers at Rays

When: 7:10 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla.

TV/radio: FSD/97.1

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Quick hits

Here’s what you need to know:

■ The Tigers are coming off a series loss to the Mariners, including an 8-1 loss on Sunday at Comerica Park. Detroit hasn’t won a series of three games or longer since Aug. 1-3.

■ Max Scherzer, Tuesday’s Tigers starter, has won his last four starts against Tampa Bay, with a 2.25 earned-run average over that period.

■ Miguel Cabrera has 269 doubles, one away from tying Bobby Higginson for the 10th-most in Tigers history.

News bulletin

Here are some Tigers stories to catch up on prior to first pitch:

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Video: Model Kate Upton, Tigers' Justin Verlander do Ice Bucket Challenge together

Is Tigers' Miguel Cabrera having a bad year, or just an odd year?

Tigers lineup

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B

2. Torii Hunter (R) RF

3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B

4. Victor Martinez (S) DH

5. J.D. Martinez (R) LF

6. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B

7. Alex Avila (L) C

8. Andrew Romine (S) SS

9. Rajai Davis (R) CF

SP: RH Max Scherzer (14-4, 2.98)

Rays lineup

1. Desmond Jennings (R) CF

2. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B

3. Matt Joyce (L) LF

4. Evan Longoria (R) 3B

5. James Loney (L) 1B

6. Yunel Escobar (R) SS

7. Vince Belnome (L) DH

8. Curt Casali (R) C

9. Kevin Kiermaier (L) RF

SP: RH Chris Archer (8-6, 3.24)