Found September 10, 2012 on Tigers Weblog:

Post image for Game 2012.140: Tigers at White Sox

73-66, 2nd place, 2 games back, WC is gone.

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.

Today’s Pre-Player of the Game is…see above.

Tonight’s Okay Jim, We Get It, You’re the Manager, You Make the Lineups Lineup:

1. Jackson, CF
2. Raburn, LF
3. Cabrera, 3B
4. Fielder, 1B
5. Young, DH
6. Peralta, SS
7. Garcia, RF
8. Infante, 2B
9. Laird, C


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