Major League Baseball roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Game 1 starter for the Detroit Tigers in their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced Tuesday.
Right-hander Justin Verlander will follow Scherzer in Game 2, left-hander David Price will get the ball for Game 3 and right-hander Rick Porcello will pitch Game 4 for the Tigers.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton declared himself ready to go for the American League Division Series despite playing just one regular-season game in September.
The 33-year-old has been out with a myriad of injuries to his shoulder and ribs, but participated in baseball activities Tuesday for the second day in a row in preparation of Thursday's ALDS game between the winner of Tuesday night's AL wild-card game between the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals.
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon is a go for Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals after sitting out the final game of the regular season with a hip injury.
Gordon was cleared to play in the series opener in Los Angeles after making it through a workout with the team on Tuesday.
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