Jeremy Guthrie (7-12, 4.82 ERA) takes the mound for Kansas City, facing off with Doug Fister (10-9, 3.38 ERA) for Detroit. Guthrie is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA in three starts against the Tigers, with his most recent outing coming less than a week ago. Guthrie gave up four runs on seven hits while throwing seven innings of a 5-4 Royals loss to the Tigers on Sept. 26. Fister is 1-0 with a 3.95 ERA against Kansas City. Fister is 1-0 with a 3.95 ERA against Kansas City. He threw 7-2/3 innings in a 5-4 Detroit win on Sept. 27, striking out ten Royals while giving up only three runs on five hits.
First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. CT, with television coverage provided by Fox Sports Kansas City and Fox Sports Detroit.