The Tigers' 2-1 loss last night was their second in a row. With the White Sox' thrashing of the Orioles yesterday, the Tigers' lead in the AL Central is down to 1.5 games.
All-Star pitcher Kenny Rogers (10-3, 3.72) looks to prevent a sweep at the hands of the A's. Pitching for Oakland will be Kirk Saarloos (3-4, 4.61).
The game will not be televised, but can be heard on AM 1270.
First pitch: 3:35 p.m.