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Detroit Tigers (47-52)


Thu. 7/22 Fri. 7/23 Sat. 7/24 Sun. 7/25 Mon. 7/26
vs. Tex
W 7-5
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@ KC
L 3-5
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Det 5 - 0 KC
Top 4th
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@ KC
11:10 AM PT12:10 PM MT1:10 PM CT2:10 PM ET14:10 ET18:10 GMT2:10 11:10 AM MST1:10 PM EST1:40 PM VEN22:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
@ Min
5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT

Tigers, Royals put young pitchers in the spotlight

If the Kansas City Royals are going to have success with their historic 2018 draft class, they need to figure out what they have.

The Royals selected four college starting pitchers in the first 40 picks of that draft, and all four have reached the majors. Two made their debut last season -- Brady Singer and Kris Bubic. The other two -- Daniel Lynch, who will get the start for the Royals on Sunday, and Jackson Kowar -- debuted this season and struggled.

On Saturday, another pitcher from that 2018 class -- Casey Mize, the No. 1 overall selection by the Detroit Tigers -- will take center stage when he starts against the Royals in Kansas City. Mize (5-5, 3.44 ERA) will square off against the Royals' Carlos Hernandez (1-1, 4.91).

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Leaders
AVG: J. Schoop.290
HR: J. Schoop17
RBI: J. Schoop60
SB: A. Baddoo14
W: T. Skubal6
ERA: C. Mize3.44
Saves: G. Soto11
K: T. Skubal109
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi White Sox 5839.598-
Cleveland 4847.5059
Detroit 4752.47512
Minnesota 4256.42916.5
Kansas City 4055.42117
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .240 (14)
Runs: 423 (16)
Hits: 776 (14)
Home Runs: 113 (18)
Stolen Bases: 61 (3)
OBP: .309 (22)
SLG: .396 (17)
Total Bases: 1281 (15)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.52 (21)
Runs Allowed: 474 (21)
Saves: 23 (17)
Strikeouts: 782 (26)
OpBA: .248 (20)
OBP: .327 (21)
SLG: .410 (16)
Run Support: 4.46 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/22 W. Castro Called Up from Minors
7/22 M. Fulmer Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/22 I. Paredes Placed on 10-Day IL (Strained right hip)
7/21 M. Manning Called Up from Minors
7/21 N. Mazara Released
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/20 I. Paredes Strained right hip (on 10-day IL)
7/19 J. Rogers Strained pronator, right arm (on 10-day IL)
7/17 J. Ureña Right groin strain (on 10-day IL)
7/15 N. Goodrum Left calf contsion (on 10-day IL)
7/5 D. Cameron Sprained right toe (on 10-day IL)
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