BOTTOM LINE: Jonathan Schoop and the Tigers will take on the Royals Sunday.
The Royals are 24-24 on their home turf. Kansas City has slugged .391 this season. Adalberto Mondesi leads the team with a mark of .833.
The Tigers have gone 19-31 away from home. Detroit has slugged .395 this season. Akil Baddoo leads the team with a .485 slugging percentage, including 28 extra-base hits and nine home runs.
The Royals won the last meeting 9-8. Jake Brentz earned his third victory and Salvador Perez went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Kansas City. Kyle Funkhouser registered his first loss for Detroit.
TOP PERFORMERS: Perez leads the Royals with 22 home runs and is slugging .500.
Jonathan Schoop leads the Tigers with 17 home runs and is slugging .468.
LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 5-5, .249 batting average, 5.34 ERA, outscored by five runs