Detroit Tigers (23-34, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (25-34, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Kansas; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Detroit: Jordan Zimmermann (0-0, 9.64 ERA) Kansas City: Brady Singer (3-5, 4.40 ERA)
LINE: Tigers favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers will take on the Royals Sunday.
The Royals are 16-23 against the rest of their division. The Kansas City pitching staff averages 9 strikeouts per nine innings, .
The Tigers are 12-27 in division games. Detroit has slugged .401 this season. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .417.
TOP PERFORMERS: Salvador Perez leads the Royals with 11 home runs and is batting .342.
Cabrera leads the Tigers with 10 home runs and has 35 RBIs.
INJURIES: Royals: Kyle Zimmer: (arm), Glenn Sparkman: (right forearm), Greg Holland: (oblique), Matt Harvey: (right lat), Foster Griffin: (forearm), Jorge Soler: (oblique).
Tigers: Ivan Nova: (right triceps), Dario Agrazal: (forearm), Troy Stokes Jr.: (undisclosed), JaCoby Jones: (left hand), Jonathan Schoop: (wrist), C.J. Cron: (knee), Jeimer Candelario: (back).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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