Opinion

Jeremy Guthrie hopes to bounce back as Royals face Tigers

DETROIT – Here are the lineups as Jeremy Guthrie (1-2, 6.52 ERA) faces Anibal Sanchez (2-3, 5.11 ERA):

ROYALS (18-11)

1. Alcides Escobar, SS.

2. Lorenzo Cain, CF.

3. Eric Hosmer, 1B.

4. Kendrys Morales, DH.

5. Alex Gordon, LF.

6. Omar Infante, 2B.

7. Christian Colon, 3B.

8. Jarrod Dyson, RF.

9. Drew Butera, C.

TIGERS (19-11)

1. Anthony Gose, CF.

2. Ian Kinsler, 2B.

3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B.

4. Victor Martinez, DH.

5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF.

6. J.D. Martinez, RF.

7. Nick Castellanos, 3B.

8. James McCann, C.

9. Andrew Romine, SS.

FROM THE STAR

1. The Royals felt the absence of Kelvin Herrera as the bullpen faltered in a loss to David Price and the Tigers.

2. Jason Vargas hopes he’ll only miss a couple weeks with a flexor strain in his left elbow.

3. Alcides Escobar was activated from the disabled list, but Mike Moustakas left the team for a family emergency.

THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)

33.8 percent.

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