Lineups: Mariners-Tigers, Game 2

Jun 21, 2016, 12:49 PM

Nelson Cruz will start in right field for the Mariners in Game 2 of their four-game series with the...

Nelson Cruz will start in right field for the Mariners in Game 2 of their four-game series with the Tigers. (AP)


Seth Smith will get a day at designated hitter as the Mariners are starting Nelson Cruz in right field for the second game of their four-game series in Detroit.

James Paxton will face Justin Verlander on the mound in the 4:08 game, which will be live on 710 ESPN Seattle after the pregame show at 3.


Leonys Martin, CF
Seth Smith, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, RF
Kyle Seager, 3B
Adam Lind, 1B
Chris Iannetta, C
Ketel Marte, SS
Norichika Aoki, LF

James Paxton, LHP


Ian Kinsler, 2B
Cameron Maybin, CF
Miguel Cabrera, 1B
Victor Martinez, DH
Nick Castellanos, 3B
Justin Upton, LF
Mike Aviles, RF
James McCann, C
Jose Iglesias, SS

Justin Verlander, RHP

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