Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers face off in the first of the three-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan. FOX Sports will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter between the two teams, the Tigers won the first and the last game while the City Royals captured the middle game.
Date and Time: June 27th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
TV: FOX Sports (US Regional)
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Before losing the series finale 8-2 to the Blue Jays on Sunday, the Royals had won 11 of its last 13 games.
The Royals will send Left-hander Matt Strahm in the series opener in Detroit on Tuesday. This will be his third start of the season. In his last outing, Strahm gave up five runs in three innings.
After losing eight games straight, the Tigers pulled off a 7-5 victory over the Padres Sunday, all thanks to Mikie Mahtook, who took a two-run single in the ninth inning to lift the Tigres to victory.
Detroit’s best pitcher Justin Verlander will take the pitch against the Royals on Tuesday, starting their 10-day homestand. In his last start, Verlander (4-4, 4.52), he gave up three runs, four hits, striking out 11 before pulling out with a no-decision in the sixth inning in Seattle on Wednesday. Verlander is 22-10 in his career against the Royals.