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A's/Tigers Game 5 Lineup Changes

TigersA'sTigers manager Jim Leyland has made a big change, benching slick-fielding rookie shortstop Jose Iglesias and shifting Jhonny Peralta back to shortstop after playing him out of position in left field with some ugly results.

Don Kelly steps into the lineup for Iglesias, which is the latest in a long line of Leyland putting an awful lot of faith in the 34-year-old career .229 hitter.

Tigers Lineup:

CF Austin Jackson

RF Torii Hunter

3B Miguel Cabrera

1B Prince Fielder

DH Victor Martinez

SS Jhonny Peralta

C Alex Avila

2B Omar Infante

LF Don Kelly

SP Justin Verlander

A?s manager Bob Melvin has also made some changes, led by benching Eric Sogard and starting Alberto Callaspo at second base. Yoenis Cespedes also moves into the cleanup spot, with Brandon Moss sliding down in the lineup.

Athletics Lineup:

CF Coco Crisp

3B Josh Donaldson

SS Jed Lowrie

LF Yoenis Cespedes

DH Seth Smith

1B Brandon Moss

2B Alberto Callaspo

RF Josh Reddick

C Stephen Vogt

SP Sonny Gray

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports


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