The Royals, who started 19-3 in 2003, are 11-21 and in the American League Central cellar.
Line of the day
Mike Maroth, Tigers P
IP R H SO BB
8 1 5 4 1
He said it
"I had a good time. It's different competing against them, that's for sure."
J.D. Drew, Bravers outfielder, who hit a two-run homer in each of the final two games against his former team, the Cardinals
Josh Beckett of the Marlins goes for his fourth victory against the Cardinals to night.