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Yankees at Tigers

When: 7:08 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Comerica Park, Detroit

TV/radio: FSD/97.1

Follow the game with live tweets from our Tigers team:

Quick hits

Here’s what you need to know:

■ There’s a high chance of thunderstorms in the area right around gametime, so stay tuned to detroitnews.com or @detroitnews for the latest updates.

■ The Tigers, who trail the Royals by 1½ games for the American League Central Division lead, begin a three-game series against the Yankees.

■ This series marks the final regular-season Comerica Park appearance of Yankees legend Derek Jeter, who is retiring after this season. Jeter grew up in Kalamazoo.

■ Rick Porcello, Tuesday night’s Tigers starter, pitched a shutout against the Rays in his previous start. He has three shutouts this season, which leads the AL.

News bulletin

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

■ Reports: Tigers claim Astros closer Chad Qualls, have 48 hours to work out trade

■ Tigers hoping offense remains awakened against the Yankees

■ Michigan baseball fans set to say goodbye to native son Derek Jeter

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. Eugenio Suarez (R) SS

9. Rajai Davis (R) CF

SP: RH Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10)

Yankees lineup

1. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF

2. Derek Jeter (R) DH

3. Brian McCann (L) C

4. Mark Teixeira (S) 1B

5. Carlos Beltran (S) RF

6. Martin Prado (R) 2B

7. Stephen Drew (L) SS

8. Chase Headley (S) 3B

9. Ichiro Suzuki (L) LF

SP: RH Brandon McCarthy (8-12, 4.01)

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