Detroit Tigers edge Kansas City Royals, 2-1, on Miguel Cabrera HR: Game thread replay

Detroit Tigers (61-92) vs. Kansas City Royals (63-91)

When: 6:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Where: Comerica Park.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; Tigers radio affiliates).


First-pitch weather forecast: mid-50s, 10 mph wind gusts.

Probable starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Matt Manning (2-3, 3.43 ERA) vs. Royals LHP Daniel Lynch (4-11, 5.06 ERA.

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Tigers lineup

1. Riley Greene, CF

2. Javier Báez, SS

3. Eric Haase, C

4. Miguel Cabrera, DH

5. Spencer Torkelson, 1B

6. Willi Castro, RF

7. Ryan Kreidler, 2B

8. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

9. Victor Reyes, LF

Game notes: The Tigers won in extras Tuesday thanks to two big hits from Harold Castro. Manning has seen the Royals twice this month, throwing a combined 10⅓ innings, allowing five runs on eight hits. He took the loss last time out, ceding five runs (three earned) vs. the Baltimore Orioles last Wednesday. Lynch pitched back-to-back games vs. Detroit to begin the month, and the Tigers scored 10 runs in a shade under nine innings during those starts.

The series ends with a 1:10 p.m. first pitch Thursday.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Game thread replay: Detroit Tigers edge Royals, 2-1