September 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Monday's Tigers-Indians live tweets: Detroit goes deep, crushes Cleveland

Miguel Cabrera watches his two-run homer to left in the first inning Monday. (Tony Dejak / Associated Press)

Don't look now, but the Indians are becoming a factor in the AL Central race again. They entered their four-game series against the Tigers on Monday just 3.5 games out of first place.

Tigers at Indians

When: 4:05 p.m. Monday

Where: Progressive Field, Cleveland

TV/radio: FSD and ESPN / 97.1-FM and 1270-AM

Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:

Quick hits

* Miguel Cabrera, who is nursing a sore right ankle, is back in the Tigers' lineup after a one-game absence. He is the designated hitter, however, while Victor Martinez is playing first base.

* David Price makes his sixth start as a Tiger. He is 1-2 with a 4.41 ERA, having surrendered 16 earned runs over 32.2 innings, since being acquired from the Rays.

* Torii Hunter has been one of the Tigers' hottest hitters, going 19-for-53 (.358) with seven runs, four doubles, one triple and nine RBI in his last 13 games.


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Tigers lineup

1. Ian Kinsler, 2B

2. Torii Hunter, RF

3. Miguel Cabrera, DH

4. Victor Martinez, 1B

5. J.D. Martinez, LF

6. Nick Castellanos, 3B

7. Alex Avila, C

8. Eugenio Suarez, SS

9. Ezequiel Carrera, CF

David Price, LHP

Indians lineup

1. Michael Bourn, CF

2. Jose Ramirez, SS

3. Michael Brantley, LF

4. Carlos Santana, 1B

5. Yan Gomes, C

6. Jason Kipnis, 2B

7. Mike Aviles, RF

8. Jesus Aguilar, DH

9. Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B

Corey Kluber, RHP