MLB Baseball

10
Final 1 2 3   4 5 6   7 8 9   R H E
Detroit1 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 10150
Kansas City0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 280
2
  W: J. Zimmermann (6-7)   L: J. Vargas (12-4)
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT, July 17, 2017
Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri  Attendance: 26,359

Tigers, Royals open four-game series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A losing streak temporarily doused Kansas City's postseason aspirations and dropped the Royals one game below .500.

However, all is sunny for the Royals as they prepare for a four-game series against the Detroit Tigers that begins Monday.

Lorenzo Cain got a sun-aided, run-producing single with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Royals to a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers.

"We definitely needed this one after losing five in a row," Cain said. "It was definitely tough to go through that stretch. To get a win here and not get swept was huge. Hopefully we can keep it going and get on another run."

Not only did the Royals win, but the American League Central-leading Cleveland Indians were swept at Oakland, and the second-place Minnesota Twins lost 5-3 to the Houston Astros. The Royals trail the Indians by two games and the Twins by a half-game.

The Royals (45-45) will round out their homestand by facing the fourth-place Tigers, who beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 in 11 innings Sunday, and the last-place Chicago White Sox, who have lost four in a row.

Kansas City had lost 12 straight to the Rangers before the victory Sunday.

"It was a big win for us," Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield said. "We needed that going into some division games. We were fortunate to catch a break at the end, but we'll take it.

"When you go up against the sun, the sun wins most of the time. Sometimes the ball just gets in a place where you can't do anything about it."

The Tigers (41-49) took the final two games against the Blue Jays in the three-game weekend series at Detroit.

"Winning two straight doesn't really do anything," Tigers catcher Alex Avila said. "We have a game tomorrow in Kansas City and four games against Kansas City. They're obviously ahead of us, so it's an important series.

"It will be tough. They've got some good guys on the mound against us for that series. But this series is done, it doesn't matter now. Next series is a big one, so we've got to make sure we play well."

The Tigers have won four of six against the Royals this season, including two of three in May in Kansas City, but have not met their expectations.

"We've got to do it consistently," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "That's kind of been our downfall the first half. We haven't done it consistently. We haven't strung together some wins, won eight out of 10 or anything like that. That's what we have to do. We have the capability. Now we have to do it. We have to perform."

Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann will start the opener at Kauffman Stadium. Zimmermann is 5-7 with a 5.87 ERA in 17 starts, having allowed 114 hits while walking 30 and striking out 67 in 95 innings.

Zimmermann is 0-3 in his past six starts since a June 3 victory. In his last start before the All-Star break, he lasted just three innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and a walk on July 7 at Cleveland. This will be his first start against the Royals this season.

Zimmermann is 2-0 with a 1.44 ERA in four career games against the Royals. He has struck out 24 and walked two in 25 innings. No Royal has homered off Zimmermann. Alcides Escobar is 3-for-10 and Eric Hosmer 2-for-10 vs. Zimmermann. No other Kansas City batter has more than eight at-bats against him.

All-Star left-hander Jason Vargas (12-3, 2.62 ERA) will start for the Royals. He tops the American League in wins and is second in ERA. He is 7-1 this season at Kauffman Stadium, the top home win total in the league, and his home ERA (1.84) is also the best in the AL.

This will be his 11th career start against Detroit, but his first since 2014. He is 3-4 with a 5.37 ERA against the Tigers.

Updated July 17, 2017

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2017 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.

Top 25
Sat, Nov 18
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
1
16
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
6
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
21
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
3
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
23
15
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
12
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
24
9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
Preview
5
9:20 PT10:20 MT11:20 CT12:20 ET5:20 GMT1:20 北京时间10:20 MST12:20 EST
Preview
2
12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST3:30 EST
Preview
7
4
12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST3:30 EST
Preview
12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST3:30 EST
Preview
8
12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST3:30 EST
Preview
9
12:30 PT1:30 MT2:30 CT3:30 ET8:30 GMT4:30 北京时间1:30 MST3:30 EST
Preview
13
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
17
1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST
Preview
10
20
4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET12:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST7:00 EST
Preview
19
4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET12:30 GMT8:30 北京时间5:30 MST7:30 EST
Preview
5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST
Preview
22
5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST
Preview
11
7:15 PT8:15 MT9:15 CT10:15 ET3:15 GMT11:15 北京时间8:15 MST10:15 EST
Preview
25
7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 北京时间8:30 MST10:30 EST
Preview
18
Men's College Basketball
536:27
2nd Half
68
263:22
1st Half
47
23Halftime
56
570:54
2nd Half
78
320:21
1st Half
46
692:11
2nd Half
79
6:00 PT7:00 MT8:00 CT9:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 北京时间7:00 MST9:00 EST
Preview
23
6:00 PT7:00 MT8:00 CT9:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 北京时间7:00 MST9:00 EST
Preview
25
NFL Scoreboard
Thursday, Nov. 16
Tennessee17Final
Pittsburgh40
Sunday, Nov. 19
Detroit 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Chicago 
Jacksonville 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Cleveland 
Baltimore 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Green Bay 
Arizona 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Houston 
Tampa Bay 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Miami 
LA Rams 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
Minnesota 
Washington 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
New Orleans 
Kansas City 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 MST1:00 EST12:00 CT22:00 UAE13:00 ETNaN:�
Preview
NY Giants 
Buffalo 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 MST4:05 EST3:05 CT1:05 UAE (+1)16:05 ETNaN:�
Preview
LA Chargers 
Cincinnati 1:25 PT2:25 MT3:25 CT4:25 ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 MST4:25 EST3:25 CT1:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ETNaN:�
Preview
Denver 
New England 1:25 PT2:25 MT3:25 CT4:25 ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 MST4:25 EST3:25 CT1:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ETNaN:�
Preview
Oakland 
Philadelphia 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST8:30 EST7:30 CT5:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ETNaN:�
Preview
Dallas 
Monday, Nov. 20
Atlanta 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST8:30 EST7:30 CT5:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ETNaN:�
Preview
Seattle 
NBA Scoreboard
Detroit812:24
3rd Qtr
Indiana69
Miami6601.1
3rd Qtr
Washington57
LA Clippers56Halftime
Cleveland56
Utah49Halftime
Brooklyn65
New York36Halftime
Toronto54
Charlotte3110:37
2nd Qtr
Chicago32
Oklahoma City3200.0
1st Qtr
San Antonio15
Minnesota 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST8:30 EST5:30 UAE (+1)02:3020:30 ET7:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Dallas 
Portland 7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 MST10:00 EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0022:00 ET9:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Sacramento 
New Orleans 7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 MST10:30 EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Denver 
Phoenix 7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 MST10:30 EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
LA Lakers 
Minor League Baseball
International League
Memphis 4:07 PT5:07 MT6:07 CT7:07 ET12:07 GMT
Durham 
RSM Classic (PGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1A. Cook-1418
2B. Gay-1318
3tC. Pan-918
3tV. Taylor-918
3tC. Kirk-918
6tA. Landry-818
6tB. Snedeker-818
6tB. Barber-818
6tB. Garnett-818
6tB. Silverman-818
View Full Leaderboard
 
CME Tour Champ (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1S. Park-1218
2tC. Masson-918
2tS. Smith-918
4tN. Korda-818
4tP. Lindberg-818
4tM. Sagstrom-818
7tH. Jang-718
7tI. Kim-718
7tJ. Korda-718
7tS. Kim-718
View Full Leaderboard
 
DP World Tour (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1M. Fitzpatrick-1018
2T. Hatton-918
3tK. Aphibarnrat-818
3tJ. Suri-818
3tJ. Rose-818
6tJ. Rahm-718
6tS. Kjeldsen-718
6tP. Dunne-718
6tS. Hend-718
6tP. Reed-718
View Full Leaderboard
 
Ch Schwab Champ (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1K. Sutherland-15F
2tV. Singh-14F
2tL. Janzen-14F
4tJ. Daly-13F
4tD. Frost-13F
4tD. Toms-13F
7tB. Jobe-12F
7tB. Mayfair-12F
9tW. Short, Jr.-11F
9tS. McCarron-11F
View Full Leaderboard
 
ATP Scoreboard
Friday, Nov. 17
Nitto ATP Finals (ATP)
Round Robin
(4) D. Thiem4 1    
(7) D. Goffin6 6    
(6) G. Dimitrov6 6    
P. Carreno Bu1 1