April 16, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz (17) makes the force out at second base on Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) and throws to first for a double play in the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE
Kansas City starts a seven game homestand against the Yankees and Red Sox, looking break their home losing woes against some of baseball's best.
The Kansas City Royals' last homestand featured a brutal 10 game losing streak - the longest in the American League since 1913 - and despite beating Detroit ace Justin Verlander to close their road trip on Wednesday, the Royals will return home to K.C. to face the Yankees and Red Sox for seven total games, starting Thursday night against New York.
New York will pit first time major league starter David Phelps against Danny Duffy, who sat out his last scheduled start because of stiffness in his elbow. Duffy hasn't thrown since April 22 in a loss to Toronto
Date / Time: Thursday, May 3, 7:10 p.m. CT
Location: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Kansas
Radio: KCSP 610 AM
Probable Starters: Danny Duffy (1-2) vs. David Phelps (0-0)
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