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

Matchup Details
Thu, Jun 19 - Comerica Park
First Pitch - 1:08 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Kansas City 36-32-0.9618-1618-1632-3238-3011.50
Detroit 36-29-4.0418-1618-1334-2829-36-4.85
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
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INJURY REPORT
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFJ. Willingham
Ques Tues
Groin
09/16/14
Willingham has missed the last three games with a groin injury. He is questionable Tuesday against the White Sox.2-1
$+33
2-0
SPD. Duffy
Ques Tues
Shoulder
09/11/14
Duffy left his last start with rotator cuff inflammation in his left shoulder. He is questionable for his next scheduled start Tuesday against the White Sox.4-5
$-283
4-4
2BC. Colon
Out indefinitely
Finger
09/07/14
Colon has a broken middle finger and there is no timetable for his recovery.5-6
$-271
5-5
RPM. Mariot
60-day DL
Hamstring
08/28/14
Mariot has been placed on the 60-day disabled list due to a strained right hamstring.8-9
$-409
6-10
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.82-67
$+436
65-76
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CA. Avila
Ques Tues
Head
09/16/14
Avila left Sunday's game due to dizziness and did not play Monday. He is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Twins.1-0
$+100
1-0
SPA. Sanchez
15-day DL
Pectoral
09/10/14
Sanchez is on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right pectoralis. He has started a throwing program however there is no timetable for his return.21-16
$+281
22-14
RPD. VerHagen
out for season
Spine
09/02/14
VerHagen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a stress reaction in his spine.10-4
$+551
9-5
RPL. Putkonen
60-day DL
Elbow
08/28/14
Putkonen is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from elbow inflammation. He has begun a rehab assessment and is hopeful to return before the end of the season.75-60
$-168
74-57
LFA. Dirks
60-day DL
Back
08/20/14
Dirks is on the 60-day disabled list while recovering from back surgery. He suffered a hamstring strain while on a rehab assignment and there is no timetable for his return.84-66
$-37
80-65
RPJ. Hanrahan
60-day DL
Elbow
07/22/14
Hanrahan is on the 60-day disabled list as he continues to recover from May 2013 Tommy John surgery. He suffered a setback during his rehab and is not expected to pitch this season.70-57
$-148
70-54
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.84-66
$-37
80-65
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.84-66
$-37
80-65
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals are enjoying their longest winning streak in 20 years and look to stretch it to 11 contests when they conclude their four-game series against the host Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Kansas City won a 2-1 squeaker on Wednesday after rolling up 11 runs in each of the first two games of the set to open up a 1 1/2-game lead over the Tigers in the American League Central. Kansas City’s winning streak is its longest since stringing together 14 straight victories in 1994.

 
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