Game 30: Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals (18-10) at Detroit Tigers (18-11)

Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 7:08 PM

Weather: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Probable Pitchers: Yordano Ventura (2-2, 4.94 ERA) vs. David Price (3-1, 2.93 ERA)

 

Lineups

Detroit Tigers

1. Anthony Gose, CF
2. Ian Kinsler, 2B
3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
4. Victor Martinez, DH
5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF
6. J.D. Martinez, RF
7. Alex Avila, C
8. Nick Castellanos, 3B
9. Andrew Romine, SS
LHP David Price, P

Kansas City Royals

1. Alcides Escobar, SS
2. Lorenzo Cain, CF
3. Eric Hosmer, 1B
4. Kendrys Morales, DH
5. Alex Gordon, LF
6. Salvador Perez, C
7. Omar Infante, 2B
8. Paulo Orlando, RF
9. Christian Colon, 3B
RHP Yordano Ventura, P

Injury Report

Detroit

Tigers Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Iglesias, Jose (SS) 05/07 Any day Day-to-day Groin soreness Not in starting lineup May 7.
Nathan, Joe (P) 04/30 Out for Season Likely 2016 Recovering from April 2015 Tommy John surgery. Underwent Tommy John surgery on April 29.
Rondon, Bruce (P) 05/07 15-day DL Possibly mid-May Right biceps tendinitis Threw to live hitters April 30; expected to throw on May 8.
Verlander, Justin (P) 05/06 15-day DL Possibly late May Right triceps strain Threw 50 times off flat ground May 6.

Kansas City

Royals Date Status Due Back Injury Notes
Collins, Tim (P) 05/07 Out for Season 2016 Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery Underwent Tommy John surgery March 11; transferred to 60-day DL on May 7.
Escobar, Alcides (SS) 05/07 7-day DL Possibly week of May 4 Concussion-like symptoms Took batting practice May 6; fielded grounders May 6-7.
Kratz, Erik (C) 05/06 15-day DL Possibly May 19 Left foot inflammation Placed on 15-day DL on May 6 retroactive to May 4.
Medlen, Kris (P) 05/05 60-day DL Possibly midseason Recovering from March 2014 Tommy John surgery Was scheduled to travel to Surprise, Ariz. to begin facing live hitters May 4.
Rios, Alex (RF) 05/06 15-day DL Possibly May Broken left hand Could begin swinging bat week of May 4; placed on 15-day DL on April 14.
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Transactions

Detroit

None this week.

Kansas City

Date Transaction
05/07/15 RHP Kelvin Herrera roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.
Kansas City Royals transferred LHP Tim Collins from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
Los Angeles Angels traded C Drew Butera to Kansas City Royals for SS Ryan Jackson.
Kansas City Royals optioned Brandon Finnegan to Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
Kansas City Royals activated RHP Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list.
05/06/15 Kansas City Royals optioned Yohan Pino to Omaha Storm Chasers.
Kansas City Royals activated CF Lorenzo Cain.
Kansas City Royals recalled Francisco Pena from Omaha Storm Chasers.
Kansas City Royals placed C Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 4, 2015. Left foot injury
Kansas City Royals activated RHP Greg Holland from the 15-day disabled list.
05/03/15 CF Lorenzo Cain roster status changed by Kansas City Royals.

 

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