Royals begin new series Friday
KANSAS CITY - The Royals return off the All-Star Break to play Detroit Friday.
They are currently last in the American League Central with a 30-61 standing.
Through the first half, Whit Merrifield leads the team with a .306 batting average.
Jorge Soler is on pace to break the franchise single-season home run record, with 23 through the first half.