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Detroit Tigers AL Central
Matchup Preview • Det vs. KC
Season Overview
Detroit Tigers Kansas City Royals
38-87 (30) Season Record (MLB Rk) 45-83 (28)
5 Division Rank 4
15 League Rank 13
17-43 Home Record 24-39
21-44 Away Record 21-44
17-33 Division Record 24-36
33-72 League Record 39-74
449 Runs For 542
692 Runs Against 665
Streak
Team Stats
.235 AVG .243
.293 OBP .306
.386 SLG .397
6.85 ERA 6.91
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 210.5
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Miguel Cabrera (36)
Youngest Franklin Perez (21)
Rookies 18
30 years old + 10
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 16
Waivers 4
Trades 13
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 2388 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1847 games / 843 starts
Team Totals 4955 games / 843 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 206.7
Age Average 26.5
Oldest Alex Gordon (35)
Youngest Meibrys Viloria (22)
Rookies 15
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 18
Free agency 9
Waivers 2
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4506 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 1314 games / 595 starts
Team Totals 6031 games / 595 starts
Injuries
Boyd, Matthew Paternity leave list day-to-day
Candelario, Jeimer Left thumb injury 10-day injured list
Fulmer, Michael Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Greiner, Grayson Back injury 60-day injured list
Hardy, Blaine Left flexor strain 60-day injured list
Jones, JaCoby Fractured left wrist 10-day injured list
Moore, Matt Right knee surgery 60-day injured list
Parks, Pavin Suspended by MLB
Rivera, Reynaldo Suspended by MLB
Ross, Tyson Right elbow injury 60-day injured list
Injuries
Duffy, Danny Strained left hamstring 10-day injured list
Gallagher, Cam Strained left oblique 10-day injured list
Hahn, Jesse Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Merrell, Kevin -
Mondesi, Adalberto Left shoulder injury 10-day injured list
Newberry, Jake Right shoulder inflammation 10-day injured list
Oaks, Trevor Hip surgery 60-day injured list
Perez, Salvador Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Miguel Cabrera - .278
Runs Batted In Miguel Cabrera - 50
Home Runs Brandon Dixon - 14
Wins Matthew Boyd - 6
Strikeouts Matthew Boyd - 201
ERA Matthew Boyd - 4.24
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Whit Merrifield - .299
Runs Batted In Jorge Soler - 88
Home Runs Jorge Soler - 35
Wins Jakob Junis - 8
Strikeouts Jakob Junis - 142
ERA Brad Keller - 3.95
Who's Hot?
Daniel Norris (P) 0-0, 0.00 in last 6IP
Victor Reyes (OF) .333, 1HR in last 21AB
Jordan Zimmermann (SP) 0-1, 1.80 in last 10IP
Who's Not?
Tyler Alexander (P) 0-3, 6.49 in last 26.1IP
Miguel Cabrera (DH) .229 in last 48AB
Harold Castro (IF) .167 in last 12AB
Brandon Dixon (IF) .188 in last 16AB
Edwin Jackson (P) 1-1, 5.40 in last 10IP
Dawel Lugo (IF) .194 in last 67AB
Ronny Rodriguez (IF) .222 in last 9AB
Jake Rogers (C) .071 in last 14AB
Spencer Turnbull (P) 0-3, 6.35 in last 17IP
Who's Hot?
Alex Gordon (LF) .417 in last 12AB
Nicky Lopez (IF) .333, 1HR in last 30AB
Who's Not?
Cheslor Cuthbert (IF) .067 in last 15AB
Jorge Lopez (P) 1-0, 5.40 in last 15IP
Whit Merrifield (IF) .211 in last 38AB
Ryan O'Hearn (1B) .133 in last 30AB
Jorge Soler (OF) .192 in last 26AB
Glenn Sparkman (P) 0-3, 7.39 in last 31.2IP
Bubba Starling (OF) .091 in last 11AB