Both teams are trying to recover from disappointing campaigns as the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers face off on Monday July 17. The Royals have a 27-67 overall record and the poorest mark in the division, as well as the second-lowest record in the American League, while the Tigers possess an overall record of 41-5 and hold the third spot in the AL Central Division. The Tigers have won 4 of the initial 6 matches involving these two, with 2 of the 3 at Kauffman Stadium in May. This is going to be the third series meeting involving both squads this year.
The last game between the Royals and Rays ended in an 8-4 Royals triumph. The game’s top offensive performer was Bobby Witt Jr., who went 2-for-4 and had 1 triple, 1 homer, and 3 RBIs. Brady Singer obtained the victory on the mound after pitching 8 innings and allowing 4 earned runs on 7 hits and 4 strikeouts.
Jordan Lyles, who is scheduled to start the following game, is having a difficult campaign, having given up 74 runs in 96.2 innings thrown. Additionally, Lyles’ opposition are generating solid contact and stringing together quality plate appearances to effortlessly score runs with a .476 predicted opponent Slugging Percentage, a 16.7 Strikeout Percentage, and a 4.85 predicted ERA.
Reese Olson was given the loss versus the Mariners on Sunday in their previous game, a 2-0 loss for the Tigers. He tossed 5 and a third innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 6 hits and 5 strikeouts. Zach McKinstry led the Tigers’ offense with a 1-for-4 performance with a double.
Matt Manning is scheduled to start for the Tigers as their pitcher. Despite having a solid start, he is currently experiencing a dismal campaign, giving up 12 runs in 29 innings of work. Additionally, Manning’s opposition are employing heavy impact and smashing the ball to effortlessly score runs with a .421 projected opponent Slugging Percentage, a 45.2 Hard-Hit Percentage, and a 4.41 projected ERA.
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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Game Information
- Date: 07/14/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri.
- How to Watch: Tigers vs Royals MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV