Royals Game Preview: July 20 vs. Detroit

KC opened the post-All-Star schedule with a big 1-0 win last night over Detroit.  They’ll look for a second straight tonight, with a tough test against Detroit ace Justin Verlander.

Pitching matchup:  RHP Jeremy Guthrie (8-7) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (10-6)

Lineups:  Tigers:  Jackson – CF, Hunter – RF, Cabrera – 3B, Fielder – 1B, Martinez – DH, Peralta – SS, Dirks – LF, Avila – C, Santiago  - 2B, Verlander – RHP

Royals:  Gordon – LF, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez – C, Cain – CF, Moustakas – 3B, Lough – RF, Escobar – SS, Getz – 2B, Guthrie – RHP

Radio:  Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)

TV:  FOX Sports Kansas City or MLB.TV

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_94_vs._Detroit

Royals Trivia Fact:  The Royals are 35-2 this year when leading after eight innings.

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