Trainer’s roomTigers: CF Rajai Davis (pelvic strain) was cleared to play after passing a series of drills early in the day before rosters were finalized. Davis started and batted ninth.
Up nextTigers: Verlander (15-12, 4.54 ERA) makes his 16th postseason start following what manager Brad Ausmus called “a down season overall” for the 2011 Cy Young Award winner. Orioles: Chen (16-6, 3.54) seeks his first win since Sept. 15 after losing his final two starts in the regular season.
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