Cole's strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks
Gerrit Cole’s strikeouts and spin rate dropped as he pitched for the first time since Major League Baseball’s crackdown on sticky substances, and the Kansas City Royals rallied off Jonathan Loiasiga for four runs in the eighth inning to beat the New York Yankees 6-5.
Willi Castro, wild pitches spur Tigers’ 6-5 win to sweep Royals
Willi Castro hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers capitalized on two wild pitches as they rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. Royals starter Brady Singer left after just three innings with shoulder tightness and reliever Carlos Hernandez held the Tigers’ in check through three scoreless innings. Niko Goodrum drew a leadoff walk and Willi Castro followed with a mammoth 421-foot homer to tie the game at 3. After a couple of singles, Robbie Grossman landed on third, where he scored easily on Barlow’s wild pitch to take the lead. pic.twitter.com/94cEuQbrGg — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) June 16, 2021Tigers starter Tarik Skubal allowed three runs in six innings.mlive.com
How to watch Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals (5/11/21) | Channel, Stream, Times
The Detroit Tigers got an extra day of rest after their matchup against the Minnesota Twins was rained out. Now they host the Kansas City Royals and look to get back on track after beating the Twins on Saturday. He’s had a solid season through six starts allowing just one home run and nine earned runs across 35 2/3 innings. He gave up three runs in 5 2/3 innings against the Cleveland Indians in his last start. What: Detroit Tigers (10-24) vs. Kansas City Royals (16-17)Where: Comerica Park -- Detroit, MIWhen: Tuesday, May 9Time: 7:10 p.m.mlive.com
Tigers’ sputtering offense squanders brilliant outing by Matthew Boyd
DETROIT -- Matthew Boyd had an another brilliant start but the Detroit Tigers’ sputtering offense could do little to support him in a 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. “We’re better than how we’ve played and we’re getting it handed to us pretty often right now,” said Tigers manager A.J. For as good as Boyd was, Royals starter Brady Singer may have been even better. TREAT YO SELF pic.twitter.com/c6VrJjr3SP — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) April 24, 2021Aside from that, the Tigers didn’t score or threaten to score during any of Singer’s seven innings. A second run scored later in the inning on a throwing error by Victor Reyes.mlive.com
How to watch Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals (4/24/21) | Channel, Stream, Times
The Detroit Tigers dropped their opening game against the Kansas City Royals and will look to rebound from it. The game will air on Bally Sports Detroit and fans can stream it using MLB.TV | AT&T TV. The lefty owns a 6.05 ERA in 22 career starts against the Royals and looks to get off to a solid start against them. He’s familiar with a number of hitters in the Royals’ lineup but had some good starts against them last season. What: Detroit Tigers (7-13) vs. Kansas City Royals (11-7)Where: Comerica Park, Detroit, MIWhen: Friday, April 24Time: 1:10 p.m.mlive.com
Nats reliever Harris out with blood clot in pitching arm
Harris has a blood clot in his right arm and is leaving spring training camp to be examined by a specialist, manager Dave Martinez said Friday, March 19, 2021. (Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via AP)Washington Nationals reliever Will Harris has a blood clot in his right arm and the team doesn't expect him to be in the bullpen on opening day. Carlos Martínez struggled in his fourth start for St. Louis. DODGERS 7, RANGERS 2Julio Urías made his fourth start for Los Angeles, allowing two hits in four shutout innings, striking out three. Adrian Houser made his fourth start.
Tigers lose to Royals, ending season: Game recap, box score
The Tigers scored their only run against Royals rookie starter Brady Singer in the first inning. 9 hitter Sergio Alcantara, but then proceeded to strike out the next three batters to earn the save and (probably) end the Tigers' season. Top 8th: Reliever Scott Barlow picked up where Brady Singer left off after seven solid innings. Top 7th: Brady Singer retired the Tigers in order, striking out Niko Goodrum and Christin Stewart. Bottom 3rd: Tarik Skubal issued a two-out walk to Franchy Cordero, but three fly-ball outs in a scoreless third.mlive.com
Tigers set to play final scheduled game of 2020: Live updates, stats
The Detroit Tigers will play their final scheduled game of the season on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Rookie left-hander Tarik Skubal will be the first pitcher out of the bullpen. Top 7th: Brady Singer retired the Tigers in order, striking out Niko Goodrum and Christin Stewart. Bottom 6th: Tarik Skubal wrapped up his final outing of the season by getting Salvador Perez looking. Bottom 3rd: Tarik Skubal issued a two-out walk to Franchy Cordero, but three fly-ball outs in a scoreless third.mlive.com
How to watch the Detroit Tigers vs. the Kansas City Royals (9/27/20): Channel, stream, time
The Detroit Tigers have one more game in the shortened MLB season. They’ll take on the Kansas City Royals one last time to wrap up the year. Fans won’t be able to watch the games in the stands but you can still show your support with Tigers-themed gear available here. What: Detroit Tigers (23-34) vs. Kansas City Royals (25-34)Where: Kauffman StadiumDate: Sunday, Sept. 27Time: 1:05 p.m.TV: Fox Sports DetroitStream: Hulu + Live TV (7-day free trial)SIGN UP FOR TIGERS CONFIDENTIAL. Get Tigers news, analysis and opinion in text messages sent straight to your phone from MLive Tigers beat writer Evan Woodbery.mlive.com
Tigers' Tarik Skubal, Royals’ Brady Singer combine for 16 strikeouts in rookie pitchers' duel
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers were shut out for a sixth time this season, but it was not for lack of trying. The Tigers lost to the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Wednesday night after struggling to get the better of rookie right-handed pitcher Brady Singer. In three consecutive innings, Singer retired the side in order, mixing a two-seam fastball and a slider, the only two pitches he used all night. Singer pitched so well against Detroit on Wednesday night, that manager Ron Gardenhire offered a figurative “tip of his cap” to the rookie. We just can’t win with two hits.”After the early runs, Skubal settled in and retired hitter after hitter.mlive.com
Singer shuts down Tigers in Kansas City’s 4-0 win
DETROIT – Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight start, allowing two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday night. The rookie right-hander struck out the first five Detroit hitters and retired the first 10. Detroit stranded two runners against him in the fourth, and that's as close as the Tigers came to scoring. TRAINER’S ROOMRoyals: Kansas City put RHP Matt Harvey (right lat strain) on the 10-day IL. Detroit rookie Casey Mize (0-1) takes the mound Thursday night when the Tigers open a series with Cleveland.
Singer flirts with no-hitter for 8, Royals beat Indians 11-1
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brady Singer delivers in the seventh inning of the baseball team's game against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND – Kansas City rookie Brady Singer allowed just one hit — a two-out single through an infield shift in the eighth inning — and flirted with baseball history while leading the Royals to a 11-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Singer gave up a one-out walk in the first but then retired the Indians with relative ease. Olivares staked Singer to a 4-0 lead in the sixth with his third homer, a shot into the empty bleachers in left field. Indians: Open key three-game series at Minnesota with ace Shane Bieber (7-0, 1.25 ERA) starting against Twins right-hander Kenta Maeda (4-1, 2,77).
Royals rookie Singer holds Indians without hit for 6 innings
CLEVELAND – Kansas City Royals rookie Brady Singer has not allowed the Cleveland Indians a hit through six innings on Thursday night. Singer, who gave up 10 singles in his previous outing against the Chicago White Sox on Sept. 4, has had little trouble with a Cleveland lineup that has struggled all season. The right-hander walked Mike Freeman with one out in the second, but has otherwise had the Indians over-swinging or guessing. The closest Cleveland has come to a hit was when Tyler Naquin flied out to the warning track in right in the fifth and César Hernández lined out for the final out in the sixth. The Royals haven't had a no-hitter pitched for them since Bret Saberhagen in 1991 and have only four in team history.
LEADING OFF: Brewers eye 3rd straight win vs rival Cubs
Cubs ace Jon Lester @-0, 1.06 ERA) will try to end the short skid in the finale against Milwaukees Josh Lindblom (1-0, 5.68). The team opted to place the 22-year-old on the injured list retroactive to last Tuesday, meaning he won't be eligible to return before Friday. The ace landed on the 10-day injured list with carpal tunnel neuritis on his right (pitching) hand. This is his first trip to the injured list since 2018. Brady Singer starts for the Royals in the series finale.
LEADING OFF: Marlins back in action, Ohtani on the shelf
Manager Don Mattingly said he has never spoken with some of the players joining the team. With only about eight weeks left in the season, Ohtani might not pitch again until 2021. Ohtani reported discomfort in his arm Sunday after struggling through his second start since having Tommy John surgery in 2018. HAPPY BIRTHDAYKansas City right-hander Brady Singer makes his third major league start on his 24th birthday at Wrigley Field. Luzardo made six appearances as a September callup last season and made two appearances out of the bullpen this season.
Big league debuts to be made without family, friends on hand
When the decision was made to play an abbreviated 60-game major league season without fans, it meant that anybody making their debut would do so without their support system there to enjoy it. Or little league and high school coaches that taught them to throw a curveball or turn a double play. So it's no wonder that one of baseball's time-honored traditions is for family and friends to be sitting in the stands when a youngster debuts. I feel strong and I feel better than I ever have.He won't be the only player to make his big league debut this season. Just try to help this team win.