Royals Vs. Tigers: Game 1 Preview, TV Info And More

Jul 5, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Kansas City Royals second baseman Yuniesky Betancourt (11) is congratulated by third baseman Mike Moustakas (8) after hitting a solo home run in the 9th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. The Royals beat the Blue Jays 9-6. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

The Royals will close out the first half of the 2012 MLB season with a series at Detroit, where the Tigers are losing ground to the White Sox in the AL Central.

The Royals will wrap up the first half of the MLB season with a trip to struggling Detroit, who now trail the White Sox by 4.5 games in the NL Central, and look to make up ground at the expense of Kansas City, who had lost five of their last six games before closing their series against Toronto with a win on Thursday. The Royals will start Jonathan Broxton, who was shelled in his last outing, allowing 10 hits and six walks, and six runs in 4 1/3 innings against the Twins.

Date / Time: Friday, July 6, 6:05 p.m. CT

Location: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan

TV: Fox Sports KC

Radio: KCSP 610 AM

Probable Starters: Jonathan Sanchez (1-4) vs. Drew Smyly (3-3)

For more on the Kansas City Royals, check out Royals Review. Detroit Tigers news and info can be found at Bless You Boys, and all your MLB news and info is available at Baseball Nation.

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