Detroit Tigers lose to Cleveland, 5-2: Game thread replay

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Detroit Tigers (19-30) vs. Cleveland (26-21)

When: 1:10 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Comerica Park.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

Radio: WXYT-FM 97.1 (other radio affiliates).

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First-pitch weather forecast: Partly cloudy, 63 degrees.

Probable starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Matthew Boyd (2-5, 3.08 ERA) vs. Cleveland RHP Shane Bieber (4-3, 3.32).

Wednesday's game: Detroit's Jose Urena and Cleveland's Triston McKenzie locked up in a pitchers' duel with the game remaining scoreless into the bottom of the eighth inning. Niko Goodrum doubled to open the inning for the Tigers, advanced to third on a sac bunt by Jake Rogers and scored on a Robbie Grossman sac fly. Michael Fulmer got the win after pitching a scoreless eighth and Gregory Soto came in with a scoreless ninth to get the save.

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Tigers lineup

1. Robbie Grossman, LF

2. Harold Castro, 2B

3. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

4. Jonathan Schoop, 1B

5. Niko Goodrum, SS

6. Eric Haase, C

7. Akil Baddoo, CF

8. Victor Reyes, RF

9. Willi Castro, DH

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