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Detroit Tigers (23-27)


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@ CWS
W 4-3
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L 3-7
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@ KC
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@ KC
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Tigers, Royals both look to turn things around

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There is a sense of urgency for the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals, who square off in a three-game series beginning Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals possess the worst record in the American League, 21-28, after getting blown out 10-1 Sunday in Cleveland.

The Tigers dropped a 7-3 decision to the White Sox at Chicago Sunday and fell to 23-27. They are just above the Royals in the AL Central standings.

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Leaders
AVG: V. Martinez.258
HR: J. Upton9
RBI: N. Castellanos25
SB: J. Upton5
W: M. Fulmer5
ERA: M. Fulmer2.65
Saves: F. Rodríguez7
K: J. Verlander58
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 2620.565-
Cleveland 2523.5212
Chi White Sox 2326.4694.5
Detroit 2327.4605
Kansas City 2128.4296.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .240 (22)
Runs: 229 (14)
Hits: 403 (22)
Home Runs: 59 (15)
Stolen Bases: 14 (27)
OBP: .325 (15)
SLG: .408 (20)
Total Bases: 685 (16)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.71 (25)
Runs Allowed: 253 (28)
Saves: 12 (15)
Strikeouts: 386 (20)
OpBA: .267 (25)
OBP: .337 (26)
SLG: .446 (28)
Run Support: 4.69 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/28 T. Collins Designated for Assignment
5/28 A. Presley Purchased From Minors
5/27 C. Bell Sent to Minors
5/27 W. Cuevas Designated for Assignment
5/27 B. Farmer Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/27 I. Kinsler Strained left hamstring (on 10-day DL)
5/26 J. McCann Left hand laceration (on 10-day DL)
5/11 J. Adduci Strained right oblique (on 10-day DL)
4/23 J. Jones off 10-day DL
4/22 M. Cabrera off 10-day DL
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