ALCS Game 4 Red Sox-Tigers starting lineups: A change for Detroit

Torii Hunter is batting leadoff for the first time since 1999 in Game 4.
Torii Hunter is batting leadoff for the first time since 1999 in Game 4. (USATSI)

DETROIT -- Wednesday night's Game 4 of the ALCS will be the most pivotal game of the series ... until the next game. The Red Sox are looking to take a commanding three games-to-one lead while the Tigers want to even things up at two apiece. First pitch is scheduled for a little after 8pm ET and can be seen on Fox. Here are the starting lineups for each team, which include a change at the top for the Tigers, as our Danny Knobler writes:

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. Jarrod Saltalamacchia , C
  8. Stephen Drew , SS
  9. Will Middlebrooks , 3B

Starting pitcher: Jake Peavy , RHP

Detroit Tigers

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

Starting pitcher: Doug Fister , RHP

CBS Sports Writer

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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