- Not only do Miguel Cabrera (1.307 OPS) and Victor Martinez (1.313) crush Jon Lester, so do Torii Hunter (1.160) and Rajai Davis (.898).
- David Ortiz is 8-for-17 (.471) with three homers in his career against Max Scherzer. A.J. Pierzynski (.333 AVG, .515 SLG) has also hit the Tigers ace well.
- Carlos Gomez is 7-for-21 (.333) with three homers lifetime against Edinson Volquez, while teammate Rickie Weeks is 7-for-19 (.368) with two homers and a double against the righthander.
- Robinson Cano is 7-for-21 with three homers lifetime against Alex Cobb.
- Andre Ethier is 10-for-26 (.385) with a homer and three doubles against Jhoulys Chacin, plus they're in Colorado.
- Jhonny Peralta is 25-for-84 (.298) with two homers, six doubles and a triple in his career against Mark Buehrle.
- The Coors Field game is intriguing, but Justin Morneau is just 6-for-36 (.167) with seven Ks in his career against Zack Greinke.
- Jean Segura is hitless in 11 career at-bats against Volquez.
- Josh Hamilton is 1-for-11 with four Ks lifetime against Chris Sale.
- Neil Walker is just 2-for-14 (.143) with six Ks against Matt Garza.
- Justin Smoak is 0-for-8 with five Ks against Cobb.