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.