Gameday Thread: Game 119, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals (58-60) at Detroit Tigers (63-55)

Where: Comerica Park; Detroit, MI

First Pitch: 7:10 PM EST

Weather: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

TV/Radio: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy (9-1, 2.82 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (12-6, 3.42 ERA)


Kansas City

1. Paulo Orlando (R) CF
2. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
3. Lorenzo Cain (R) RF
4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
5. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
6. Salvador Perez (R) C
7. Alex Gordon (L) LF
8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
9. Raul Mondesi (S) 2B


1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B

2. Casey McGehee (R) 3B

3. Victor Martinez (S) DH

4. J.D. Martinez (R) RF

5. Justin Upton (R) LF

6. James McCann (R) C

7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) 1B

8. Dixon Machado (R) SS

9. Tyler Collins (L) CF

Injury Report

Kansas City

Tim Collins; 60-day DL; Recovering from April 2016 Tommy John surgery

Wade Davis; 15-day DL; Right flexor tendon strain

Luke Hochevar; Out for season; Thoracic outlet syndrome

Kris Medlen; 60-day DL; Right shoulder strain

Mike Minor; 60-day DL; Recovering from May 2015 left shoulder surgery

Mike Moustakas; Out for season; Recovering from June 2016 right knee surgery

Jason Vargas; 60-day DL; Recovering from August 2015 Tommy John Surgery


Nick Castellanos; 15-day DL; Fractured metacarpal

Jose Iglesias; 15-day DL; Left hamstring strain

Cameron Maybin; 15-day DL; Left thumb sprain

Mike Pelfrey; 15-day DL; Lower back strain

Drew VerHagen; 60-day DL; Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome

Jordan Zimmermann; 15-day DL; Right lat tightness

Miguel Cabrera; Day-to-day; Left biceps strain


Kansas City

Date Transaction
08/12/16 Kansas City Royals activated DH Kendrys Morales.


Date Transaction
08/15/16 Detroit Tigers released RHP Jeff Ferrell.
08/13/16 Detroit Tigers recalled Dixon Machado from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
08/12/16 Detroit Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers recalled Warwick Saupold from Toledo Mud Hens.
Detroit Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 11, 2016. Strained left hamstring.