The game will be made up as part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday, with the first game beginning at 4:10 p.m. ET and the second game starting approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 1. Candelario is hitting.286/.367/.521 with five home runs, 16 RBIs and 21 runs scored, and Castellanos has put up a line of.321/.379/.500 with three homers, 23 RBIs and 20 runs. He has yet to face the Tigers this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either. Right-handers Michael Fulmer (1-2, 3.51) and Felix Hernandez (4-3, 5.28) will meet in Game 2. The Mariners are putting up 4.64 runs per game while allowing 4.61 per contest. The bullpen ranks 17th in the league with a 4.32 ERA. They really need to get those two back and if the pitching and offense can get on the same page then the Tigers have a shot at taking the American League Central. Detroit are 7-3 in their last 10 home games and are 28-62 in their last 90 overall.
Toeing the rubber for the Tigers will be Blaine Hardy and he has gone 0-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three games so far with all three appearances coming out of the pen. They also have won five of their last seven road games against a left-handed starter.
Detroit's pitchers have given up 4.6 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit.
The Tigers banged out ten hits and walked three times with Pete Kozma going 2-3 with a homer and two runs while JaCoby Jones and Niko Goodrum each had two hits and a run.