Brady Singer dazzles again as Tigers shut out for 20th time this season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer threw seven scoreless innings to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 4-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday to salvage the finale of the three-game series. Detroit was shut out for the 20th time this season, the most in the majors and five more than the next-closest teams, Kansas City and Pittsburgh. The slider was kind of a pitch today that helped me the most. Royals: Kansas City and LHP Kris Bubic (2-11, 5.40) travel to begin a three-game series in Minnesota facing RHP Joe Ryan (10-8, 4.05) on Tuesday..mlive.com
Harold Castro homers, but Tigers lose lead, game and series to Royals
DETROIT (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr.’s eighth-inning double drove in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals edged the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. MJ Melendez scored a run and drove in another while Michael A. Taylor had three hits and scored a run. The Royals (55-80) took two of three from the Tigers (51-83) this weekend. Royals starter Max Castillo, recalled from Triple-A Omaha before the game, allowed two runs and five hits and struck out five in 4 2/3 innings. The Royals took a 2-0 lead in the fourth on Nicky Lopez’s RBI single and Melendez’s bases-loaded walk.mlive.com
Royals hit 4 home runs, beat Tigers 12-2
DETROIT -- The Kansas City Royals homered four times, including a grand slam, in a 12-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night at Comerica Park. The Tigers (51-82) and Royals (54-80) have split the first two games of the weekend series. Royals rookie shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. joined the 20-20 club (20 homers and 20 stolen bases) with a three-run homer in the third inning off Tiger start Michael Pineda. Tigers rookie Ryan Kreidler picked up his first and second career hits on Saturday, an infield single and a bloop to right. Box scoreUp nextThe Tigers and Royals wrap up their three-game series on Sunday at 1:40 p.m. Tigers right-hander Matt Manning (1-2, 3.79 ERA) will face right-hander Max Castillo (0-1, 2.81).mlive.com
MLB Sunday: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals predictions; Tough test for Tyler Alexander in Kansas City
Tyler Alexander gets the start as the Tigers bid to wrap up the series win, with Carlos Hernandez on the hill for the home team. Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals oddsThe Tigers are underdogs for today’s game, at odds of +112 with FanDuel Sportsbook, while the Royals are favorites at -132. Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals prediction: Royals ML (-132)This is a big game for Tyler Alexander, who looked shaky in his first start of the season for the Tigers. Rookie Bobby Witt Jr. is already making valuable contributions for Kansas City, including two runs on Saturday afternoon. The forecast is for a good chance of rain and wind in Kansas City.mlive.com
Witt's dazzling play in 10th helps Royals top Guardians 1-0
Prized rookie Bobby Witt Jr. made an eye-popping play at third base to nail a runner at the plate in the top of the 10th inning, then Adalberto Mondesi’s RBI single in the bottom half lifted the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Guardians 1-0.
Witt a debut! Royals rookie stars in 3-1 win over Guardians
Bobby Witt Jr. searched the crowd for his family before his highly anticipated big league debut Thursday, finally spotting them in the sea of Kansas City Royals fans that had bundled up for a blustery opening day. “I don't know if they were even paying attention to me,” Witt admitted later. After going hitless in his first three at-bats, Witt roped a double down the left-field line with two outs in the eighth inning, spurring the Royals to a 3-1 victory over the rechristened Cleveland Guardians.news.yahoo.com
LEADING OFF: Opening day! Guardians debut, Ohtani and Braves
Cubs veteran Kyle Hendricks is set to deliver the first pitch of the season against Corbin Burnes and Milwaukee at Wrigley Field just past 2:20 p.m. EDT, the first of seven games still on the calendar amid rainy forecasts across the country.