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

Matchup Details
Sat, Jul 12 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 7:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Detroit 52-372.2025-2227-1549-3641-480.09
Kansas City 47-45-4.9021-2426-2144-4352-4015.01
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
DHV. Martinez
Ques Sat
Back
07/11/14
Martinez is dealing with injuries to his side and back and has missed the last six games. He is questionable to return on Saturday against the Royals.4-2
$+180
4-2
RPP. McCoy
15-day DL
Hamstring
07/06/14
McCoy lhas been placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a strained hamstring.4-1
$+305
3-2
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.38-28
$+109
39-25
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.52-37
$+220
49-36
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.43-31
$+89
43-28
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.52-37
$+220
49-36
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.52-37
$+220
49-36
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFA. Gordon
Ques Sat
Wrist
07/11/14
Gordon is dealing with a wrist injury that has caused him to miss the last three games. He is questionable to return on Saturday against the Tigers.0-2
$-214
1-1
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.1-2
$-103
2-1
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.47-45
$-490
44-43
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals entered this weekend’s four-game series against visiting Detroit looking to cut into the Tigers’ lead in the American League Central, but things haven’t gone as planned. Detroit won the first two games to increase its division lead to 6 1/2 games over Kansas City, which has dropped five of its last seven. The Royals are also winless in five games against the Tigers in Kansas City this season.

 
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