Tigers lineup: Cabrera, Castellanos hit 3-4 vs. Pirates

The Detroit News
Nick Castellanos and Miguel Cabrera

Detroit – Miguel Cabrera, Nick Castellanos and Victor Martinez will comprise the heart of the order as the Detroit Tigers christen the 2018 season Friday with a 1:10 p.m. first pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park.

They will hit 3-4-5 in manager Ron Gardenhire’s first lineup as Tigers manager.

Jordan Zimmerman is Detroit’s starting pitcher and he will be opposed by Ivan Nova as the Tigers and Pirates try again to get the season underway after Thursday’s rainout.

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1. Leonys Martin, CF

2. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B

4. Nick Castellanos, RF

5. Victor Martinez, DH

6. James McCann, C

7. Mikie Mahtook, LF

8. Jose Iglesias, SS

9. Dixon Machado, 2B

Jordan Zimmermann, SP


1. Adam Frazier, DH

2. Josh Harrison, 2B

3. Gregory Polanco, RF

4. Josh Bell, 1B

5. Corey Dickerson, LF

6. Starling Marte, CF

7. Francisco Cervelli, C

8. Colin Moran, 3B

9. Jordy Mercer, SS

Ivan Nova, SP