Kansas City Royals forced to make change after starting pitcher misses flight to Detroit

Well, this can be filed into the “you do not see this everyday category.” According to reports, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy missed the team flight to Detroit, forcing the Royals to make a switch. With Duffy sitting in the airport, RHP Jakub Junis will great the start tonight against the Detroit Tigers. … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 134, Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

DETROIT TIGERS (72-61) at KANSAS CITY ROYALS (69-64)

FIRST PITCH: 8:15 PM EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 73°F • Clear • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Anibal Sanchez (7-13, 5.92 ERA) vs. Danny Duffy (11-2, 3.01 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
  6. Justin Upton (R) LF
  7. JaCoby Jones (R) CF
  8. James McCann (R) C
  9. Erick Aybar (S) 3B

Kansas City Royals

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

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Mike Pelfrey struggles mightily, Tigers fall to the Royals 8-4

On Saturday, the Tigers gave the ball to Mike Pelfrey, who had a strong finish to the first half allowing just two ER over 12.1 IP in his previous two starts. Pelfrey was hoping to give the Tigers another win over the Royals after needing to come from behind on Friday night for a 4-2 victory. … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 91, Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

KANSAS CITY ROYALS (45-44) @ DETROIT TIGERS (47-43)

WHERE: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI

FIRST PITCH: 7:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 76°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: FS1/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Danny Duffy (4-1, 3.09 ERA) vs. Mike Pelfrey (2-8, 4.58 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Kansas City Royals

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


Detroit Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
  2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
  3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
  4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
  5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
  6. Mike Aviles (R) RF
  7. James McCann (R) C
  8. Tyler Collins (L) LF
  9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

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