A win this afternoon in Seattle would give Detroit 60 wins at the All-Star break. According to the Detroit Free Press, if the Tigers play .500 ball over the last half of the season, their final record would be 96-66. No AL team with 96 wins has missed the playoffs since 1987.
Today's game will see Nate Robertson (8-4, 3.35) face the Mariners' Gil Meche (7-4, 3.92).
The game can be seen on FSN Detroit and heard on AM 1270.
First pitch: 4:05 p.m.