Jhonny Peralta will start at shortstop in Game 5 of ALDS

OAKLAND, Calif. (WXYZ) - Tigers manager Jim Leyland has made a move to fortify his offensive attack tonight, starting Jhonny Peralta at shortstop while Don Kelly will get the nod in left field.

Peralta started in left field in Games 3 and 4 of the series, going 3-8 with a home run and 5 RBI. 

Jose Iglesias, who started the first four games at shortstop, will come off the bench in Game 5.  Iglesias is 1-12 in the series with two strikeouts and one walk.

Don Kelly will start in left field tonight with Sonny Gray on the mound for Oakland. Kelly went 2-3 in Game 2 against Gray.

 

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