ALCS Game 1 Red Sox-Tigers starting lineups: Peralta in LF

The Tigers need to get Austin Jackson going from the leadoff spot.
The Tigers need to get Austin Jackson going from the leadoff spot. (USATSI)

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BOSTON -- The Red Sox and Tigers kick off their ALCS matchup with Game 1 on Saturday night, at Fenway Park in Boston. First pitch is scheduled for a little after 8pm ET and can be seen on Fox.

Both teams announced their ALCS roster earlier today and there was only one change: Detroit swapped right-hander Luke Putkonen for left-hander Phil Coke just to have another southpaw in the bullpen. Otherwise both rosters remained the same. Here are the starting lineups:

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 , LF
  7. Omar Infante , 2B
  8. Alex Avila , C
  9. Jose Iglesias , SS

Starting pitcher: Anibal Sanchez , RHP

Boston Red Sox

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

Starting pitcher: Jon Lester , LHP

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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