Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers – 5/10/15 MLB Fantasy Sports, Baseball Picks, Odds & Predictions
From Sunday Night Baseball for mock draft managers to play in one day leagues will feature the AL Central divisional game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers. Fantasy players can tune to ESPN TV at 8PM Eastern Time from Detroit.
Kansas City holds a ½ game league in the AL Central standings over Detroit after their defeated Detroit on the road 6-2. This Royals team has been delivering offensively as the club is first in batting average and second in runs scored. The team pushes across 5.12 runs per game and is hitting 2.95. Six Royals players with at lead 21 games played is hitting over .300 on the season. They also pitch well as the team has an ERA of 3.35 good for sixth best and a WHI of 1.15 ranking fifth in all of baseball.
Detroit is still a good hitting club with a team batting average of .276 ranking second in all of baseball. The team is 15th in the league in team ERA at 4.02. The team suffered an injury to starter Justin Verlander who is currently on the DL with a triceps strain.
Kansas City Royals CF: Lorezno Cain leads the club in hitting at .339 on the year. He has 3 homers and 13 RBI’s. Cain will carry an eight game win streak into Sunday. He has five hits in his past ten games.
Kansas City Royals 3B: Mike Moustakas is second on the club with a .327 batting average. He is a career.241 hitter in his tenure with the club. Due to a family emergency Moustakas will return on Monday.
Kansas City Royals 1B: Eric Hosner leads the Royals with five home runs and 25 RBI’s on the year. He is hitting .322 on the campaign and has hits in six straight games. Hosner has multiple hit games in three of his past six contests.
Kansas City Royals C: Salvador Perez is a very good hitting catcher with .306 season average and his career average is .287. Perez has 4 four homers and 18 RBI’s. He is a free swinger with just two walks in 111 at bats so his on base percentage is just .316.
Kansas City Royals DH: Kendrys Morales has had troubles in the recent season finding a team to play for. The 31 year old is hitting .306 on the year with four homers and 23 RBI’s. He has hit in four straight games.
Kansas City Royals SS: Alcides Escobar has multiple hits in three of his past four games. He has lifted up his batting average to .303 with a homer and 10 RBI’s.
Kansas City Royals P: Chris Young gets the nod on Sunday as Jason Vargas was send to the DL with an elbow injury. Young has one start in seven appearances and it came on May 1st against Detroit where he allowed no runs and no hits in five innings.
Detroit Tigers 1B: Miguel Cabrera leads his club with batting average of .333 season to date. He has posted 6 homers and 2 RBIs on the year. He has an on base percentage of .436 as he has drawn 20 walks.
Detroit Tigers 2B: Ian Kinsler had a four hit game on Friday. His average is .306 with 14 RBIs on the campaign. He has five multiple hit games in his past ten appearance.
Detroit Tigers LF: Yoenis Cespedes has slugged four homers and driven in 17 RBIs on the year. His average is just .217 the past seven days.
Detroit Tigers DH: Victor Martinez is hitting 60 points behind his career mark as he has a .245 batting average with just one homer and 15 RBIs. He has raised his average from .203 by going 7 of 15 in his past four games.
Detroit Tigers 3B: Castellanos has hits in eight of his past ten games. Unfortunately only one multiple hit game during the span. Castellanos is hitting .222 on the year with two homers and 11 RBIs.
Detroit Tigers Pitcher: Shane Greene started great by allowing just one earned run in his first three starts of the year. Problem is the following three starts Greene has allowed 20 earned runs, 6 walks and 23 hits working 11 innings.
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P: Chris Young (Royals)
2B: Ian Kinsler (Tigers)
1B: Eric Hosner (Royals)
CF: Lorezno Cain (Royals)
C: Salvador Perez (Royals)
3B: Mike Moustakas (Royals)