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Probable Pitchers

Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Danny Duffy, LHP
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Duffy (4-5, 4.28 ERA) takes the hill to open a three-game set at Detroit to finish off a 10-game road trip. Duffy struggled in his last start, a 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Thursday. He gave up all five runs over six innings, allowing three homers.

Justin Verlander, RHP
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The case can be made that Verlander became the Tigers' ace again with David Price dealt to Toronto. He pitched like one his last start with eight innings of one-run ball and 10 strikeouts Wednesday to beat the Rays and Chris Archer.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Johnny Cueto, RHP
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Cueto will make his second start in a Royals uniform after a solid debut in Toronto last Friday night. He left with a 6-3 lead after six innings, but in a rarity, the bullpen couldn?t hold the lead and the righty took a no-decision.

Matt Boyd, LHP
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Boyd, recently acquired in the David Price deal, will make his Tigers debut Wednesday in place ofo Buck Farmer, who took a comebacker off his left knee in his last start, Saturday at Baltimore, but stayed in the game and said he?d be fine.

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Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

, Comerica Park
Yordano Ventura, RHP
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Ventura is coming off a rough outing at Toronto last Saturday -- seven innings, six hits and five runs. But the right-hander held on long enough to witness the Royals rally for a thrilling 7-6 win.

Anibal Sanchez, RHP
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The home run bug bit Sanchez again Saturday in Baltimore, this time for a pair of home runs in a six-run, 6 2/3-inning performance. He has lost back-to-back starts since winning seven decisions over an eight-start span.

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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
John Danks, LHP
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Danks threw what he called his best outing of the season, tying a season-high eight strikeouts for his third win in his last six starts. He's sustained some of his best pitching over those six contests as he become more effective at throwing strikes.

Edinson Volquez, RHP
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Chicago White Sox @ Kansas City Royals

, Kauffman Stadium
To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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