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Game 117: Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

Keller looks to stay hot.

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Royals (41-75) @ Detroit Tigers (34-78)

Brad Keller (7-11, 3.95 ERA) vs. Edwin Jackson (1-5, 11.12 ERA)

First pitch- 6:10 CT

Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan

Quick hits:

  • Kyle Zimmer sent down to Omaha. Eric Skoglund re-called.

  • Cheslor Cuthbert is hitting .300 with six RBIs in his last 15 games.

  • Jackson, who is making his first start with Detroit since 2009, has a 5.55 ERA in eight starts against Kansas City.

  • Keller has gone at least six innings in his last five starts.

  • Jorge Soler has a lifetime .295 batting average with five home runs and 21 RBIs against the Tigers.


Merrifield 2B

Gordon LF

Dozier RF

Soler DH

Cuthbert 3B

O’Hearn 1B

Starling CF

Viloria C

Lopez SS

Keller P