Blue Jays at Tigers Game 2

Toronto (1-0) at Detroit (0-1)
at 1:05 p.m. ET at Comerica Park

Today’s lineups:

BLUE JAYS
Reed Johnson, LF
Lyle Overbay, 1B
Vernon Wells, CF
Frank Thomas, DH
Troy Glaus, 3B
Alex Rios, RF
Aaron Hill, 2B
Gregg Zaun, C
Royce Clayton, SS

PITCHING: RHP A.J. Burnett

TIGERS
Curtis Granderson, CF
Placido Polanco, 2B
Gary Sheffield, DH
Magglio Ordonez, RF
Carlos Guillen, SS
Ivan Rodriguez, C
Sean Casey, 1B
Craig Monroe, LF
Brandon Inge, 3B

PITCHING: LHP Nate Robertson

2 Comments

Do we have any idea what Royce Clayton was talking to the umpires about just after Marcum came into the game?

Here’s what was going on:

“Behind home plate, the advertising sign. It was real light and the hitter before, Royce couldn’t see the ball off the bat. I think there’s been some problems in the past around baseball where those signs have to be a certain color. I guess it was off-white. So I guess that sufficed. That was all, but everything’s been approved so there isn’t really anything the umpire can do about that.” — Toronto manager John Gibbons

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