Detroit Tigers lineup vs. Houston Astros: Derek Hill leading off, Cabrera cleaning up

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Detroit Tigers (8-17) vs. Houston Astros (16-11)

When: 4:05 p.m.

Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston.

TV: FS1.

Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates).

Starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (0-2, 5.33 ERA) vs. Astros LHP Framber Valdez (1-2, 3.42 ERA).

• Box score

Tigers lineup:

1. Derek Hill CF

2. Javier Báez SS

3. Robbie Grossman RF

4. Miguel Cabrera DH

5. Jeimer Candelario 3B

6. Jonathan Schoop 2B

7. Willi Castro LF

8. Spencer Torkelson 1B

9. Tucker Barnhart C

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Game notes: Another Tigers outing, another Detroit starter looking for his first victory of the season. This time, it’s Eduardo Rodriguez taking the bump for Detroit. To show just how different this season has been from last for Rodriguez: On May 7, 2021, he had just picked up his fifth win in six starts. In five starts this season, Rodriguez has shown flashes of his 2021 form, but he’s still searching for that first win of the season.

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