Greiner is not in the lineup Friday against the Mets. Greiner is hitting .091 in his last 13 games. John Hicks will get the call behind the plate for the second time in three games.
Greiner is not starting Wednesday against the Marlins. Greiner continues to start roughly two out of every three games behind the plate in Detroit, getting the call on 31 occasions compared to 16 for John Hicks. Hicks gets the start for Wednesday's game.
Greiner is starting at catcher and batting eighth in Sunday's game against the Athletics. Greiner will start for the second straight game after sitting out Friday's contest. This has generally been the pattern for the 26-year-old, who is slashing .190/.239/.305 as the primary catcher in Detroit this season.
Greiner will take a seat Friday against the Athletics, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports. Greiner remains the primary catcher in Detroit, but he hasn't made more than two starts in a row at any point in the month of May. John Hicks gets the start behind the plate on this occasion.
Greiner is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Astros, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports. Greiner will take a seat for Wednesday's night contest with an afternoon matchup against the A's on tap for Thursday. John Hicks is starting behind the dish and hitting sixth in his place.
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