Kansas City Royals
Joe Nathan, Alex Gonzalez and Tyler Collins were among the new players who chalked up some big plays on Opening Day.
Alex Gonzalez drove in the winning run in his Detroit debut, lining a single to left off Greg Holland in the ninth inning that gave the Tigers a 4-3 opening-day victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.
The Tigers will take on the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on Monday, March 31st at 1:05 p.m.
The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.
Fielder, acquired in a trade from Detroit for Ian Kinsler, had a weak grounder in the first inning.
Omar Infante walked past the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, where he dressed so many times as a member of the Detroit Tigers, and slipped on a crisp, new Kansas City Royals jersey.
The Kansas City Royals have named former major league catcher Vance Wilson as manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
Two weeks to go in the season. The Tigers and A’s are settling into a heated race for the two-seed in the AL Playoffs. It also is beginning to look like they will play each other in the ALDS. How important is home field advantage in the ALDS?
Prince Fielder was thrown out at home plate to end the game, preserving Ervin Santana’s impressive outing and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory Saturday night over the Detroit Tigers.
They had chances to score and didn’t. And, they could have climbed in the AL’s wild-card standings and didn’t do that either.