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Detroit Tigers AL Central
Matchup Preview • Det vs. KC
Season Overview
Detroit Tigers Kansas City Royals
24-27 (16) Season Record (MLB Rk) 33-19 (4)
4 Division Rank 2
9 League Rank 3
11-14 Home Record 21-8
13-13 Away Record 12-11
10-9 Division Record 11-5
16-21 League Record 30-16
209 Runs For 255
213 Runs Against 176
Won 1 Streak Won 7
Team Stats
.231 AVG .251
.302 OBP .313
.366 SLG .411
3.74 ERA 3.36
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 204.1
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Kenta Maeda (36)
Youngest Colt Keith (22)
Rookies 13
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 13
Free agency 12
Waivers 4
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4725 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2143 games / 721 starts
Team Totals 7700 games / 721 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 210.7
Age Average 28.0
Oldest Will Smith (34)
Youngest Bobby Witt Jr. (23)
Rookies 9
30 years old + 13
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 15
Free agency 17
Waivers 0
Trades 11
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 6122 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3057 games / 990 starts
Team Totals 9298 games / 990 starts
Injuries
Gipson-Long, Sawyer Groin strain - left 60-day injured list
Miller, Shelby Ulnar nerve injury 15-day injured list
Injuries
Bubic, Kris Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Lyles, Jordan Personal reasons inactive list
Taylor, Josh Biceps injury - left 60-day injured list
Wright, Kyle Shoulder surgery - right 60-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Kerry Carpenter - .277
Runs Batted In Kerry Carpenter - 27
Home Runs Riley Greene - 9
Wins Tarik Skubal - 6
Strikeouts Jack Flaherty - 81
ERA Reese Olson - 2.16
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Salvador Perez - .330
Runs Batted In Salvador Perez - 39
Home Runs Salvador Perez - 9
Wins Seth Lugo - 8
Strikeouts Cole Ragans - 76
ERA Seth Lugo - 1.74
Who's Hot?
Colt Keith (IF) .483, 1HR in last 29AB
Kenta Maeda (P) 1-0, 0 in last 5.0IP
Reese Olson (P) 0-3, 1.34 in last 33.2IP
Tarik Skubal (P) 4-1, 2.23 in last 36.1IP
Who's Not?
Javier Baez (SS) .2 in last 15AB
Mark Canha (OF) .17 in last 47AB
Riley Greene (OF) .176 in last 74AB
Andy Ibanez (IF) .222 in last 9AB
Casey Mize (P) 1-3, 4.8 in last 30.0IP
Wenceel Perez (OF) .188 in last 16AB
Spencer Torkelson (1B) .2 in last 70AB
Gio Urshela (IF) .16 in last 25AB
Matt Vierling (IF) .214 in last 42AB
Who's Hot?
Freddy Fermin (C) .461 in last 13AB
Maikel Garcia (IF) .419, 1HR in last 31AB
Seth Lugo (P) 5-1, 2.12 in last 46.2IP
Alec Marsh (P) 2-1, 1.71 in last 26.1IP
Michael Massey (IF) .48, 3HR in last 25AB
Salvador Perez (C) .333, 1HR in last 48AB
Cole Ragans (P) 2-0, 0 in last 13.0IP
Michael Wacha (P) 3-0, 2.37 in last 19.0IP
Bobby Witt Jr. (SS) .344, 3HR in last 32AB
Who's Not?
Kyle Isbel (OF) .227 in last 22AB
Vinnie Pasquantino (1B) .163 in last 43AB
Hunter Renfroe (OF) .191 in last 21AB