Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has announced the team’s rotation for the ALDS versus the Orioles. Max Scherzer will start Game 1 on Thursday in Baltimore, followed by Justin Verlander in Game 2, David Price in Game 3, and Rick Porcello in Game 4 if necessary. Scherzer went 18-5 -- tying for the AL lead in wins -- with a 3.15 ERA, setting career highs with 220 1/3 innings and 252 strikeouts. He went 3-0 with a 2.48 ERA in five September starts, striking out 32 over 32 2/3 innings. Scherzer beat Oakland in last year's ALDS opener with seven innings of three-hit ball and 11 strikeouts.