Tigers at Twins

When: 8:10 p.m. Friday

Where: Target Field, Minneapolis

TV/radio: FSD/97.1

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Quick hits

Here’s what you need to know:

■ The Tigers begin a four-game weekend series with American League Central Division rival Minnesota. The Tigers trail the Royals by 1½ games in the division.

■ Robbie Ray will make his sixth start of the season Friday for the Tigers and his first at Target Field. Ray has lost his past three starts, lasting five innings or less while allowing six runs or more in each loss.

■ The Tigers said right-hander Buck Farmer will be recalled to start the first game of a day-night doubleheader against the Twins on Saturday. Justin Verlander will start the second game.

News bulletin

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

■ Reports: Outfielder Rusney Castillo chooses Red Sox over Tigers

■ Judge dismisses sexual assault charges against Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed

■ Justin Verlander has good bullpen session, on track to start for Tigers on Saturday

■ David Price's remarkable 1-hitter wasted as Tigers lose

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. Eugenio Suarez (R) SS

8. Bryan Holaday (R) C

9. Rajai Davis (R) CF

SP: LH Robbie Ray (1-3, 5.33)

Twins lineup

1. Danny Santana (S) CF

2. Brian Dozier (R) 2B

3. Joe Mauer (L) 1B

4. Kennys Vargas (S) DH

5. Oswaldo Arcia (L) RF

6. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B

7. Kurt Suzuki (R) C

8. Eduardo Escobar (S) SS

9. Jordan Schafer (L) LF

SP: LH Tommy Milone (6-4, 3.99)