Tampa Bay Rays and Detroit Tigers face off in the first of the four-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan. FOX Sports will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter, the Rays swept the Tigers at Tropicana Field in the third week of April.
Date and Time: June 14th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports Sun (US Regional)
The Rays are coming off closely fought 6-7 loss to Toronto Blue Jays last night in Toronto.
The Rays will send Alex Cobb (5-5, 4.29 ERA) in the series opener against the Tigers at Comerica Park on Thursday.
In his last start, Cobb struggled through his five innings, giving up nine runs and 14 hits against the Mariners on June 3
The Tigres lost both the games of the series against Arizona Diamondbacks. In the last six games, the Tigers have lost five games.
As Detroit’s home games continue at Comerica Park, Justin Verlander, who is 4-4 with a 4.68 ERA is set to make the start against Tampa Bay Rays Thursday. Verlander will enter the game in hope to get a win starts for Detroit since a month.
In his last outing, which was his first since stepping down in the June 4 game with groin tightness, he allowed three runs over five innings, throwing 108 pitches in an 11-3 loss to the Red Sox.
This will his first time against the Rays this season.