Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers: Injury Reports, Predicted Lineups – April 13th, 2022

The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers face each other in the final game of a three-game series in Detroit this Wednesday. The two teams are looking to get off to a better start after both lost series against division rivals this weekend.

The Boston Red Sox lost two out of three to the New York Yankees, while the Tigers lost two out of three to the Chicago White Sox. The first game of the series on Monday proved to be a dramatic 3-1 victory for the Tigers as shortstop Javy Baez delivered in the clutch with a two-run home run to give them a 3-1 lead.

In the ninth inning, JD Martinez of the Red Sox nearly tied it up with a home run to right field, but the ball was caught right at the wall to preserve a Tigers victory.

The second game of the series resulted in a comeback win for the Red Sox by a score of 5-3.

Let’s take a look at the injury reports for each team and see what their predicted lineups will be.

Boston Red Sox Injury Report

Championship Series - Houston Astros v Red Sox - Game Five
Player Name Status Reason
Trevor Story Questionable
Chris Sale Out

Stress Fracture, Right Rib Cage

James Paxton Out
Josh Taylor Out Back Soreness

Trevor Story did not play in the first two games of the series in Detroit. He is currently day-to-day, and the team is hoping to be able to play tomorrow’s rubbermatch.

Detroit Tigers Injury Report

New Detroit Tigers signee Andrew Chafin while pitching for the Chicago Cubs last year
Player Name Status Reason
Robbie Grossman Questionable Groin Injury
Andrew Chafin Out Left Groin Strain
Derek Hill Out
Kyle Funkhouser Out
Jose Cisnero Out
Jake Rogers Out

Robbie Grossman left Tuesday’s game early with a groin injury. Manager AJ Hinch worries that it could be a groin strain that would put him on the 10-day IL.

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Predicted Lineups

Miguel Cabrera is nearing 3,000 hits for his career
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3 Javier Baez, SS
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6 Eric Haase, RF
7 Akil Baddoo, CF
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Tigers rookie and top prospect Spencer Torkelson recorded his first hit in Tuesday’s game.

Boston Red Sox vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Rotations

Eduardo Rodriguez pitches on Opening Day 2022
1 Nathan Eovaldi
2 Nick Pivetta
3 Tanner Houck
4 Michael Wacha
5 Rich Hill

Nathan Eovaldi is projected to get the start for the Red Sox tomorrow afternoon. The Red Sox need Eovaldi to give them more innings as their rotation has failed to go deep into games at this point in the season.

Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers pitching rotation can be seen below.

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2 Casey Mize
3 Tarik Skubal
4 Matt Manning
5 Tyler Alexander

Eduardo Rodriguez will make one of the more anticipated starts for tomorrow’s game. The former Red Sox pitcher will face his former team. The matchup with Nathan Eovaldi should be a good one.


Edited by Jodi Whisenhunt

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