Here are the starting lineups for Tigers vs. Red Sox on Opening Day in Detroit

Spencer Turnbull gets start against Chris Sale

Detroit Tigers third base coach Gary Jones (44) and Riley Greene (31) celebrate after Greene's home run as he rounds third base during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Monday, April 3, 2023, in Houston. (Michael Wyke, The Associated Press 2023)

DETROIT – The Tigers are back at Comerica Park to take on the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day in Detroit.

Riley Greene and Matt Vierling led the team to a series win over the Houston Astros earlier this week, salvaging two games during the six-game road trip to start the year.

READ: Tigers return home for Opening Day after series win over defending champion Astros

A.J. Hinch is looking to keep the offense rolling after it scored 15 runs in Houston. Chris Sale is scheduled to start for the Red Sox, which means Detroit’s starting nine is loaded with right-handed batters. Green is the only lefty.

Here’s a look at Thursday’s starting lineup:

  1. Matt Vierling, RF
  2. Javier Baez, SS
  3. Riley Greene, CF
  4. Spencer Torkelson, 1B
  5. Eric Haase, LF
  6. Miguel Cabrera, DH
  7. Jonathan Schoop, 3B
  8. Jake Rogers, C
  9. Ryan Kreidler, 2B

Spencer Turnbull will make his second start of the season for the Tigers. He allowed seven earned runs and recorded just seven outs in his first outing against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Here’s the starting lineup for the Red Sox:

  1. Alex Verdugo, RF
  2. Rafael Devers, 3B
  3. Justin Turner, DH
  4. Masataka Yoshida, LF
  5. Adam Duvall, CF
  6. Triston Casas, 1B
  7. Christian Arroyo, 2B
  8. Reese McGuire, C
  9. Kike Hernandez, SS

First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. Thursday.

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