Leyland changes Tigers lineup before Game 4

Torii Hunter will lead off, Austin Jackson moves down to 8th spot

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Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland has shaken up the team's batting lineup before the American League Championship Series Game 4 against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night in Detroit.

Here's the new lineup for Game 4:

1. Torii Hunter
2. Miguel Cabrera
3. Prince Fielder
4. Victor Martinez (DH)
5. Jhonny Peralta
6. Alex Avila
7. Omar infante
8. Austin Jackson
9. Jose Iglesias

Doug Fister is starting on the mound.

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Austin Jackson has been moved from the lead-off position all the way down to the 8th spot.

"Huge lineup change, really ... I don't know if it's huge or not but tonight Hunter's gonna lead off," said Leyland during a Wednesday news conference.

The manager said he wants Jackson to be relaxed out there. He said Jackson has hit well against Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy.

Game 4 starts at 8 p.m. at Comerica Park. Boston leads the series 2-1.

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