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Tigers vs Royals: Rick Porcello attempts to keep Tigers in first in the AL Central

The Detroit Tigers will attempt to beat the Kansas City Royals for the third time in as many nights behind the arm of Rick Porcello tonight at Comerica Park. The Tigers are currently tied for first place in the American League Central with the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox will host the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

Tonight's Tigers lineup will feature:

Austin Jackson

Quintin Berry

Miguel Cabrera

Prince Fielder

Delmon Young

Andy Dirks

Jhonny Peralta

Alex Avila

Omar Infante

Cabrera will also continue his quest for baseball's triple crown as he currently trails Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers by a single home run. Cabrera leads the American league in hitting (.329) and RBIs (133). Cabrera has two hits in five at bats this season against the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie who will start opposite Porcello versus the Tigers on Wednesday night.