Will Jim Leyland's Game 3 lineup fare any better?

Yeah, the Detroit Tigers sorta need to win Game 3, since teams that lose the first three games of a best-of-seven series simply don't come back and win the next four. And the Tigers have already lost the first two. With the Giants sending right-hander Ryan Vogelsong to the mound in Game 3, here is Jim Leyland's lineup:

1. Austin Jackson - CF
2. Quintin Berry* - LF
3. Miguel Cabrera - 3B
4. Prince Fielder* - 1B
5. Delmon Young - DH
6. Andy Dirks* - RF
7. Jhonny Peralta - SS
8. Alex Avila* - C
9. Omar Infante - 2B

This is Jim Leyland's lefty-heavy lineup, which basically just means that 27-year-old rookie Quintin Berry's in the lineup instead of 20-year-old rookie Avisail García. You might notice that, unlike Bruce Bochy, Leyland apparently likes to alternate his lefty and righty hitters.

I noticed, anyway. I keep waiting for Bochy's lineup to bite him on the butt, but of course it hasn't happened yet. Maybe tonight's the night?

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