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)
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