Royals Game Preview: July 21 vs. Detroit
KC has an opportunity to sweep first-place Detroit today. It’s a big game and James Shields is on the mound for the 1:10 start.
Pitching matchup: RHP James Shields (4-6) vs. RHP Doug Fister (7-5)
Lineups: Tigers: Jackson – CF, Hunter – RF, Cabrera – 3B, Fielder – DH, Martinez – 1B, Peralta – SS, Dirks – LF, Pena – C, Santiago - 2B, Fister – RHP
Royals: Gordon – LF, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Perez -C, Cain -RF, Moustakas – 3B, Tejada – 2B, Escobar – SS, Dyson – CF, Shields RHP
Radio: Royals Radio Network (610 Sports in KC)
TV: FOX Sports Kansas City or MLB.TV
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game_95_vs._Detroit
Royals Trivia Fact: Royals manager Ned Yost won his 700th career game last night. He has 243 wins with the Royals, sixth-most among KC managers (Herzog, Howser, Muser, Wathan, McRae).