Detroit (1st - AL Central) at Kansas City (2nd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Fri, Jul 11 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Detroit 51-371.2025-2226-1549-3541-471.09
Kansas City 47-44-3.9021-2326-2144-4251-4014.01
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CA. Avila
Doub Fri
Rest
07/11/14
Avila is not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday against the Royals as he will likely be given the day to rest.0-0
$+0
0-0
DHV. Martinez
Out Fri
Back
07/11/14
Martinez is dealing with injuries to his side and back and has missed the last five games. He is not expected to return on Friday against the Royals.3-2
$+80
4-1
RPP. McCoy
15-day DL
Hamstring
07/06/14
McCoy lhas been placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a strained hamstring.3-1
$+205
3-1
RPJ. Hanrahan
15-day DL
Elbow
05/19/14
Hanrahan was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury and there is no set timetable for his return.37-28
$+9
39-24
LFA. Dirks
Late July
Back
07/08/14
Dirks is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from lower-back surgery. He has begun as rehab assignment and is expected to rejoin the team near the end of July.51-37
$+120
49-35
RPL. Putkonen
60-day DL
Elbow
06/22/14
Putkonen has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while recovering from elbow inflammation. He could miss the remainder of the season.42-31
$-11
43-27
SSJ. Iglesias
out for season
Leg
06/04/14
Iglesias is on the 60-day disabled list with stress fractures in both legs. He will miss the entire 2014 season.51-37
$+120
49-35
RPB. Rondon
out for season
Elbow
04/08/14
Rondon is on the 60-day disabled list following Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL. He will miss the 2014 season.51-37
$+120
49-35
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RFN. Aoki
Prob Fri
Groin
07/11/14
Aoki has been activated from the 15-day disabled list after recovering from a left groin strain. He is expected to return to the lineup Friday against the Tigers.8-10
$-436
9-8
LFA. Gordon
Out Fri
Wrist
07/11/14
Gordon is dealing with a wrist injury that has caused him to miss the last two games. He is not expected to return on Friday against the Tigers.0-1
$-114
1-0
SPJ. Vargas
Early August
Abdominal
07/10/14
Vargas has been placed on the 15-day disabled list while he recovers from an appendectomy. He is expected to miss the next three-to-four weeks.1-1
$-3
2-0
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Elbow
06/02/14
Hochevar underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the 2014 season.47-44
$-390
44-42
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - Torii Hunter continues to swing a hot bat for the Detroit Tigers, who look to extend their lead in the American League Central to 6 1/2 games over the host Kansas City Royals when the teams resume a four-game series Friday. Hunter is 16-for-33 with three home runs and 13 RBIs over his last eight games, including a homer and three RBIs in Thursday’s 16-4 rout. Detroit’s Victor Martinez missed his fifth straight game with a sore back and is not expected to play during the series.

 
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Wind: SSW 13
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MATCHUP EDGE
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