Major League Baseball roundup

Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:49pm EDT
Email This Article |
Share This Article
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
| Print This Article | Single Page
[-] Text [+]

(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.

- -   Continued...

Sep 25, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (37) pitches in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports