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Game 92: Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

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It’s Bubba time!

MLB: Kansas City Royals-Media Day Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers (28-57) @ Kansas City Royals (30-61)

Spencer Turnbull (3-8, 3.31 ERA) vs. Danny Duffy (3-5, 4.28 ERA)

First pitch- 7:15 CT

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Quick hits:

  • Bubba Starling makes his major league debut tonight, playing centerfield and batting seventh

  • To make room for Starling, Terrance Gore was designated for assignment

  • Duffy is 8-10 with a 4.39 ERA in 23 starts against Detroit

  • Adalberto Mondesi has 15 RBI’s against the Tigers in his career. That is the most he has against any team.

  • Turnbull has 22 strikeouts in three starts against the Royals this season

Lineup:

Merrifield RF

Mondesi SS

Gordon LF

Dozier 3B

Soler DH

Cuthbert 1B

Starling CF

Lopez 2B

Maldonado C

Duffy P