Game thread recap: Detroit Tigers lose to Kansas City Royals, 3-2

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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Casey Mize throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo.
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Detroit Tigers (18-27) vs. Kansas City Royals (21-23)

When: 2:10 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

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

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First-pitch weather forecast: Cloudy, 15% chance of rain, 84 degrees.

Probable starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Casey Mize (3-3, 3.69 ERA) vs. Royals LHP Kris Bubic (0-0, 0.96 ERA).

Game notes: The final of a three-game set. The Tigers will return to Detroit for a series against Cleveland while Kansas City hits the road for three games vs. the Rays. Tigers rookie Casey Mize has had a fantastic May, allowing just four runs in 19 2/3 innings over three starts — all Tigers wins. He took the loss April 23 against the Royals, pitching 4 2/3 innings and giving up two home runs, three walks, seven hits and six runs. Kris Bubic makes his second start of the second and sixth total appearance. Bubic hasn't given up a run in 17-plus innings, since May 2.

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Tigers lineup:

1. Robbie Grossman, RF

2. Jonathan Schoop, 2B

3. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B

5. Eric Haase, LF

6. Niko Goodrum, SS

7. Wilson Ramos, DH

8. JaCoby Jones, CF

9. Jake Rogers, C

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