Beckham is starting at third base and batting leadoff in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Twins.

Beckham will lead off for the first time all season as the Tigers give the struggling Jeimer Candelario a breather in the first game Saturday. The 32-year-old Beckham is slashing .245/.362/.531 with three home runs, four RBI and eight runs scored in 18 games this year.

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