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Detroit Tigers lineup: Rajai Davis to lead off in series opener against Blue Jays

Detroit Tigers lineup: Rajai Davis to lead off in series opener against Blue Jays

Brad Ausmus generally puts Anthony Gose in the leadoff spot against right-handed starters. But Davis will lead off against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Brad Ausmus generally puts Anthony Gose in the leadoff spot against right-handed starters. But Rajai Davis will lead off tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Right-handed batters have fared substantially better than left-handed batters against Dickey in the 2015 season and somewhat better over the course of Dickey's 13 seasons in the majors.  Davis has also had plenty of success...

VIDEO: Tigers hit two two-run homers in the fifth to knock Santiago out of the game

Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each his two-run home runs off of Hector Santiago in the fifth inning to extend the Tigers' lead to 5-0. Santiago, who was pulled after Martinez's homer, gave up an earlier solo shot to Nick Castellanos. Rajai Davis...
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The Tigers need a better center field plan for 2016

Anthony Gose and Rajai Davis just aren't cutting it in 2015. When the Tigers traded Austin Jackson at the 2014 trade deadline to acquire David Price, it left a big hole in center field. The Tigers options were Rajai Davis, who had spent more time in left field than center, and long-time career minor leaguer Ezequiel Carrera. The two combined for 0.3 WAR in the second half, or less than half of the 0.7 WAR Austin Jackson put up in his final 14 games in a Tigers uniform. Davis was under contract for the 2015 season, but with his poor numbers against right-handed pitching, he would need a...

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