Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers meet in game 2 of series

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Detroit Tigers (30-30, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (29-31, second in the AL West)

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers take a 1-0 lead into the next game of the series against the Texas Rangers.

Texas is 29-31 overall and 14-14 at home. The Rangers have the ninth-ranked team slugging percentage in the AL at .384.

Detroit has a 16-15 record on the road and a 30-30 record overall. Tigers hitters are batting a collective .234, which ranks ninth in the AL.

Tuesday’s game is the sixth time these teams meet this season. The Rangers are ahead 3-2 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Smith has a .281 batting average to lead the Rangers, and has 14 doubles, a triple and three home runs. Corey Seager is 15-for-38 with six home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

Riley Greene leads Detroit with 10 home runs while slugging .452. Matthew Vierling is 15-for-39 with four home runs and 10 RBI over the last 10 games.

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