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Game XCIX Thread - The Tigers of Detroit versus the Royals of Kansas City

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers commence their umpteenth series against one another with rookie Heath Fillmyer and southpaw Francisco Liriano taking the mound at Kauffman Stadium. With the Tigers 17 games under .500 and the Royals a staggering 38 games under water, this promises to be a series for the ages.

The Tigers will field the following starting lineup filled with players whose mothers probably love them but are otherwise unlovable:

The woeful Royals will look like this:

This game will be a WAR mild-mannered skirmish.