Tigers to start Fulmer against Kansas City in home opener

July 27

Kansas City Royals (1-2, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Detroit Tigers (2-1, second in the AL Central)

Detroit; Monday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Mike Montgomery (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Tigers: Michael Fulmer (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)

LINE: Tigers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit hosts Kansas City for the 2020 home opener.

The Tigers finished 22-53 against AL Central Division opponents in 2019. Detroit averaged 8.2 hits with 3.0 extra base hits per game and 41 total triples last season.

The Royals finished 31-45 against AL Central Division opponents in 2019. Kansas City pitchers had an ERA of 5.20 last year while striking out 7.6 hitters per game.

INJURIES: Tigers: None listed.

Royals: Randy Rosario: (undisclosed), Chance Adams: (undisclosed), Kelvin Gutierrez: (elbow).

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