Detroit Tigers lose to Kansas City Royals, 6-2: Game thread replay

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Detroit Tigers (7-12) vs. Kansas City Royals (10-7)

When: 7:10 p.m. Friday.

Where: Comerica Park.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit.

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

Starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Casey Mize (1-1, 3.38 ERA) vs. Royals LHP Mike Minor (1-1, 5.17 ERA).

First-pitch weather: Partly cloudy, 57 degrees.

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Box score

Game notes: The Tigers dropped two of three to the Pittsburgh Pirates, falling to 7-12 and mere percentage points ahead of the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees — two playoff teams last season — for the worst record in the American League. ... Mike Minor toes the rubber for a surprising Royals team that's first in the AL Central, even after losing two games in a three-game set vs. the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Tigers lineup:

SS Niko Goodrum

2B Zack Short

1B Jonathan Schoop

3B Jeimer Candelario

DH Wilson Ramos

RF Robbie Grossman

CF JaCoby Jones

LF Akil Baddoo

C Grayson Greiner

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