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Detroit Tigers (62-91)

Wed. 9/19 Thu. 9/20 Fri. 9/21 Sat. 9/22 Sun. 9/23
vs. Min
L 2-8
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vs. KC
W 11-8
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KC 1 - 0 Det
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vs. KC
3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT
vs. KC
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT

Veterans open on mound in Royals-Tigers series

A couple veteran pitchers who are finishing strong after a rough season will square off Friday night in Detroit.

Kansas City's Ian Kennedy and Detroit's Francisco Liriano have a combined 7-18 record with ERAs above 4.50. Yet both have delivered a couple quality starts this month.

Kennedy (2-8, 4.73 ERA) faced Minnesota in back-to-back starts after returning from a left oblique strain that put him out of commission for nearly two months. He pitched six innings and limited the Twins to one earned run in each of those outings.

AVG: N. Castellanos.299
HR: N. Castellanos22
RBI: N. Castellanos83
SB: J. Iglesias15
W: M. Boyd9
ERA: M. Boyd4.16
Saves: S. Greene30
K: M. Boyd156
AL Central
X-Cleveland 8567.559-
Minnesota 7181.46714
Detroit 6291.40523.5
Chi White Sox 6092.39525
Kansas City 52101.34033.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .242 (22)
Runs: 599 (25)
Hits: 1256 (23)
Home Runs: 131 (28)
Stolen Bases: 66 (21)
OBP: .301 (28)
SLG: .383 (27)
Total Bases: 1988 (27)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.52 (22)
Runs Allowed: 740 (22)
Saves: 35 (23)
Strikeouts: 1141 (27)
OpBA: .256 (23)
OBP: .321 (17)
SLG: .435 (25)
Run Support: 4.00 (25)
Date Player Transactions
9/14 J. Iglesias Transferred to 60-Day DL (Lower abdominal strain)
9/14 P. Kozma Purchased From Minors
9/13 J. Barbato Outrighted to Minors
9/11 J. Barbato Designated for Assignment
9/11 M. Hall Purchased From Minors
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Date Player Status
9/15 M. Fulmer Torn meniscus, right knee (day-to-day)
8/30 J. Iglesias Lower abdominal strain (on 60-day DL)
8/16 J. Iglesias Right thumb contusion (day-to-day)
8/15 B. Hardy off 10-day DL
8/14 A. Lewicki Right elbow surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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