Royals Game Preview: September 27 at Detroit
The Royals wrap up a four-game set at Detroit this afternoon. The first pitch is scheduled for 12:05 Central. Today’s game is on the Royals Radio Network (no local TV).
Kansas City lineup: Lough – CF, Escobar – SS, Gordon – LF, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Moustakas – 3B, Francoeur – RF, Hosmer – 1B, Giavotella – 2B, Mendoza – RHP.
Detroit lineup: Jackson – CF, Berry – LF, Cabrera – 3B, Fielder – 1B, Young – DH, Dirks – RF, Peralta – SS, Avila – C, Infante – 2B, Fister – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_156_at_Detroit
Royals Trivia Fact: Alex Gordon doubled twice last night and has 51 on the season, tying Billy Butler for second in single-season club history. Hal McRae is first with 54 in 1977. Who did McRae pass for the record? Amos Otis, who recorded 40 in 1976.