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SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 23: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during a game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (

Science Tries To Explain Royals Pitcher’s Heat

It doesn’t seem natural what Yordano Ventura does. Only the biggest, burliest pitchers are supposed throw triple-digit heat…

97.1 The Ticket–05/26/2014

Miguel Cabrera . (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Smyly Shuts Down Royals In 9-2 Romp

The Tigers’ Drew Smyly went from the bullpen to tossing seven shutout innings as a starter. Nick Castellanos is tied with Miguel Cabrera for the team lead in RBIs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/04/2014

Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers. (FILE PHOTO)  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Porcello Pitches Tigers To 8-2 Win Over Royals

Rick Porcello is already in his sixth full season in the big leagues, which makes it all the easier to forget that the Tigers right-hander is still just 25 years old.

97.1 The Ticket–05/03/2014

The Tigers and Royals practice on Sunday before Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Fans Get A Jump Start On Opening Day, Watch Tigers, Royals Practice

The Detroit Tigers home opener is Monday against the Kansas City Royals and fans are excited for this season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2014

(Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

What In The World Is Bruce Springsteen Doing?

Bruce Springsteen opened his show with a cover version of Lorde’s “Royals.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/02/2014

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 makes the pitching change replacing Jose Alvarez #52 in the fifth inning during the second game of the doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Royals Blank Tigers For Sweep Of Doubleheader

James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City’s 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2013

Prince Fielder  of the Detroit Tigers looks back toward the field after being tagged out in a rundown during the 1st inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on July 20, 2013. (Getty Images/Jamie Squire)

Royals Edge Tigers 6-5

Verlander (10-7) had not lost to the Royals since Sept. 9, 2009, but gave up six runs, five earned, on eight hits and four walks in 5 2-3 innings.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2013

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals slides into second past Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers for a steal in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers 3, Royals 2

Scherzer became the first Tigers starter to begin the season 9-0 since Vern Kennedy in 1938 by pitching seven sharp innings.

97.1 The Ticket–06/11/2013

Starting pitcher Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers talks with Alex Avila #13 after giving up a RBI single to Lorenzo Cain of the Kansas City Royals in the third inning. (Getty Images/

Royals 3, Tigers 2

Guthrie (7-3) limited the Tigers to a two-run homer by Miguel Cabrera in 6 1-3 innings in helping the Royals to extend their longest winning streak since they won seven straight in September 2011.

97.1 The Ticket–06/10/2013

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers. (File photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Tigers Top Royals 8-7

The Royals rallied in the ninth inning but the Detroit Tigers hold on to beat Kansas City 8-7 on Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/07/2012

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