Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Rajai Davis will start in center field for the Detroit Tigers in Thursday night's American League Division Series Game 1 against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced

Davis was added to the playoff roster only 15 minutes before the 10 a.m. deadline, according to Chris Lott of MLive.com

Davis sprained a ligament in his hip area Saturday and did not play Sunday. 

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Davis became the Tigers' starting centerfielder after Austin Jackson was traded as part of the deal which brought David Price to Detroit. 

The lineups for Thursday's game is as follows: 

Detroit is appearing in its fourth consecutive postseason, while the Orioles are in the playoffs for the second time in last three years. 

- Dan Gartland

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