Detroit Tigers (62-92)

Tue. 9/27 Wed. 9/28 Thu. 9/29 Fri. 9/30 Sat. 10/1
vs. KC
W 4-3
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vs. KC
W 2-1
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KC 3 - 10 Det
vs. Min
4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)5:10 PM CT
vs. Min
3:10 PM PT4:10 PM MT5:10 PM CT6:10 PM ET18:10 ET22:10 GMT6:10 3:10 PM MST5:10 PM EST5:40 PM VEN2:10 UAE (+1)4:10 PM CT

Castro, Báez homer, Tigers sweep Royals 10-3, escape cellar

DETROIT (AP) Willi Castro and Javy Baez homered to lead Detroit over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 on Thursday for a three-game sweep that moved the Tigers out of last place in the AL Central.

Detroit (63-92) has won six straight, matching its season high and ensuring the Tigers will not lose 100 games. Detroit went 10-9 this year against the Royals (63-93), who dropped into the division cellar.

Kansas City stranded 11 runners, raising its two-day total to 24. and went 2 for 10 with runners in scoring position.

AVG: J. Báez.239
HR: J. Báez15
RBI: J. Báez61
SB: J. Báez9
W: T. Skubal7
Saves: G. Soto29
K: T. Skubal117
AL Central
X-Cleveland 8768.561-
Chi White Sox 7779.49410.5
Minnesota 7680.48711.5
Detroit 6392.40624
Kansas City 6393.40424.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .230 (26)
Runs: 519 (30)
Hits: 1176 (27)
Home Runs: 100 (30)
Stolen Bases: 43 (28)
OBP: .286 (29)
SLG: .344 (30)
Total Bases: 1755 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.04 (20)
Runs Allowed: 675 (19)
Saves: 35 (21)
Strikeouts: 1124 (29)
OpBA: .246 (17)
OBP: .314 (18)
SLG: .393 (15)
Run Support: 3.46 (30)
Date Player Transactions
9/29 K. Carpenter Placed on 10-Day IL (Left lumbar strain)
9/29 K. Clemens Called Up from Minors
9/29 M. Diaz Purchased From Minors
9/29 M. Manning Placed on 60-Day IL (Strained right forearm)
9/24 A. De Jesus Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
9/24 J. Jiménez Right lumbar spine strain (on 15-day IL)
9/3 M. Cabrera Left biceps strain (10-day IL)
8/21 J. Schoop Sprained right ankle (10-day IL)
8/2 T. Skubal Left arm fatigue (on 60-day IL)
7/25 R. García Right shoulder soreness (on 60-day IL)
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