Detroit Tigers defeat the Kansas City Royals, 8-7: Game thread recap

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Detroit Tigers (10-24) vs. Kansas City Royals (16-17)

When: 7:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Comerica Park.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates).

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First-pitch weather: 51 degrees, partly cloudy.

Starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Matthew Boyd (2-3, 2.27 ERA) vs. Royals RHP Brady Singer (1-3, 3.41 ERA).

Games notes: Game one of a three-game set, and the second of three straight home series for Detroit. A matchup of two struggling teams. ... The Tigers have been pitiful since a 6-6 start, though they are 2-2 in their last four. The Royals, coming into town on a nine-game losing streak, have cooled down considerably after running off to a 14-7 record.

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Lineup:

LF Robbie Grossman

3B Harold Castro

1B Miguel Cabrera

RF Nomar Mazara

DH Jonathan Schoop

SS Niko Goodrum

2B Willi Castro

CF Akil Baddoo

C Grayson Greiner

P Matthew Boyd

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