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Royals Vs. Tigers: Game 2 Preview, TV Info And More

The struggling Royals will have to face Justin Verlander and hope to avoid a two-game sweep in Detroit Wednesday afternoon, as the heart of the KC batting order has gone cold - Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur (the four and five hitters) are hitting a combined .216 so far this year.

One Royal has made a career of hitting well in Detroit - designated hitter Billy Butler has a .337 batting average and 30 RBI in Comerica, the most of any Royal in the lineup.

Date / Time: Wednesday, May 2, 12:05 p.m. CT

Location: Comerica Field, Detroit, Michigan

TV: MLB Network

Radio: KCSP 610 AM

Probable Starters: Justin Verlander (2-1) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (1-1)

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