Tigers-Royals postponed because of inclement weather

April 17, 2022 GMT
Kansas City Royals left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16) and right fielder Whit Merrifield (15) celebrate after their baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kansas City Royals left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16) and right fielder Whit Merrifield (15) celebrate after their baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kansas City Royals left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16) and right fielder Whit Merrifield (15) celebrate after their baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Kansas City Royals left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16) and right fielder Whit Merrifield (15) celebrate after their baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Kansas City Royals left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16) and right fielder Whit Merrifield (15) celebrate after their baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sunday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers has been postponed because of inclement weather.

The game will be rescheduled as part of a split doubleheader on Monday, July 11. Game 1 will start at 1:10 p.m. Central time. Game 2, the originally scheduled game, will follow at 7:10 p.m.

The Tigers won two of the first three games of the series.

Both teams are off on Monday. The Tigers open a six-game homestand as they begin a three-game series against the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Yankees right-hander Gerrit Cole (0-0, 5.59 ERA) faces off against Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander (0-0, 5.06).

The Royals will remain at home and start a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. Twins right-hander Chris Archer (0-0, 0.00 ERA) opposes Royals right-hander Carlos Hernandez (0-0, 8.31).

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