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Detroit Tigers AL Central
Matchup Preview • Det vs. KC
Season Overview
Detroit Tigers Kansas City Royals
25-43 (26) Season Record (MLB Rk) 23-47 (29)
4 Division Rank 5
12 League Rank 14
11-24 Home Record 14-22
14-19 Away Record 9-25
12-17 Division Record 11-18
22-33 League Record 21-44
236 Runs For 291
368 Runs Against 359
Streak
Team Stats
.229 AVG .242
.290 OBP .306
.377 SLG .400
6.19 ERA 7.21
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 207.5
Age Average 27.5
Oldest Carlos Torres (36)
Youngest Franklin Perez (21)
Rookies 15
30 years old + 11
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 7
Free agency 18
Waivers 5
Trades 12
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 3730 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1942 games / 677 starts
Team Totals 6392 games / 677 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 209.3
Age Average 27.2
Oldest Alex Gordon (35)
Youngest Meibrys Viloria (22)
Rookies 13
30 years old + 10
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 16
Free agency 16
Waivers 2
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 5972 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1572 games / 870 starts
Team Totals 7755 games / 870 starts
Injuries
Fulmer, Michael Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Greiner, Grayson Back injury 10-day injured list
Harrison, Josh Strained left hamstring 60-day injured list
Mercer, Jordy Strained right quad 10-day injured list
Moore, Matt Right knee surgery 60-day injured list
Ross, Tyson Right elbow injury 60-day injured list
Zimmermann, Jordan Right elbow injury 10-day injured list
Injuries
Dozier, Hunter Chest injury 10-day injured list
Hahn, Jesse Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Oaks, Trevor Hip surgery 60-day injured list
Perez, Salvador Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Skoglund, Eric Suspended by MLB restricted list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Miguel Cabrera - .294
Runs Batted In Miguel Cabrera - 29
Home Runs JaCoby Jones - 8
Wins Matthew Boyd - 5
Strikeouts Matthew Boyd - 112
ERA Spencer Turnbull - 3.27
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Whit Merrifield - .302
Runs Batted In Jorge Soler - 49
Home Runs Jorge Soler - 18
Wins Homer Bailey - 5
Strikeouts Jakob Junis - 76
ERA Brad Keller - 3.97
Who's Hot?
Miguel Cabrera (DH) .454, 1HR in last 11AB
Who's Not?
Matthew Boyd (SP) 0-1, 5.62 in last 16IP
Nicholas Castellanos (RF) .222 in last 18AB
Harold Castro (IF) .083 in last 12AB
Brandon Dixon (IF) .212 in last 52AB
John Hicks (1B) .154 in last 13AB
JaCoby Jones (OF) .071 in last 14AB
Dawel Lugo (IF) .211 in last 38AB
Daniel Norris (P) 1-4, 5.03 in last 39.1IP
Christin Stewart (OF) .193 in last 31AB
Spencer Turnbull (P) 0-2, 5.06 in last 16IP
Who's Hot?
Homer Bailey (P) 1-0, 2.25 in last 12IP
Brad Keller (P) 0-2, 2.05 in last 22IP
Martin Maldonado (C) .375 in last 8AB
Whit Merrifield (IF) .368, 1HR in last 38AB
Who's Not?
Cheslor Cuthbert (IF) .200 in last 30AB
Danny Duffy (SP) 2-2, 5.12 in last 31.2IP
Alex Gordon (LF) .206 in last 68AB
Billy Hamilton (CF) .220 in last 59AB
Jakob Junis (P) 1-2, 4.72 in last 34.1IP
Jorge Lopez (P) 1-2, 8.05 in last 19IP
Nicky Lopez (IF) .200 in last 30AB
Adalberto Mondesi (SS) .227 in last 75AB
Jorge Soler (OF) .222 in last 9AB
Glenn Sparkman (P) 0-2, 4.76 in last 22.2IP