Royals Game Preview: September 26 at Detroit

KC’s final road trip of 2012 continues tonight in the Motor City.  First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 Central on FOX Sports Kansas City and the Royals Radio Network. 

Here’s a look at the lineups:

Kansas City:  Lough – CF, Escobar – SS, Gordon – LF, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Francoeur – RF, Hosmer – 1B, Falu – 2B, Guthrie – RHP

Detroit:  Jackson – CF, Berry – LF, Cabrera – 3B, Fielder – 1B, Young – DH, Dirks – RF, Peralta – SS, Avila – C, Infante – 2B, Porcello – RHP

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_155_at_Detroit

Royals Trivia Fact:  Detroit-area native John Mayberry hit 21 homers against the Tigers, including 13 as a member of the Royals.  He hit two homers and drove in all three KC runs in a 3-2 win on July 21, 1975 at Tiger Stadium.  Mayberry also had two homers and three RBI in a 6-3 win over the Tigers on June 9, 1976.

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