ALCS Game 3 Tigers-Red Sox lineups: Gomes and Dirks getting a chance

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

The Tigers don't want David Ortiz beating them again in Game 3.
The Tigers don't want David Ortiz beating them again in Game 3. (USATSI)

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DETROIT -- At 4 p.m. ET this afternoon, the Red Sox and Tigers will play Game 3 of the ALCS at Comerica Park. The best-of-7 series is tied at one game apiece following a pair of dramatic games at Fenway Park over the weekend. Here are the starting lineups for the pivotal Game 3:

Boston Red Sox

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
  2. Shane Victorino, RF
  3. Dustin Pedroia, 2B
  4. David Ortiz, DH
  5. Mike Napoli, 1B
  6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
  7. Jonny Gomes, LF
  8. Stephen Drew, SS
  9. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

Starting pitcher: John Lackey, RHP

Detroit Tigers

  1. Austin Jackson, CF
  2. Torii Hunter, RF
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B
  4. Prince Fielder, 1B
  5. Victor Martinez, DH
  6. Jhonny Peralta, SS
  7. Alex Avila, C
  8. Omar Infante, 2B
  9. Andy Dirks, LF

Starting pitcher: Justin Verlander, RHP

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