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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 18:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers after hitting a solo home run against the Kansas City Royals during the seventh inning at Comerica Park on June 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Guthrie, Royals Win 10th Straight, Edge Tigers 2-1

The Kansas City Royals won their 10th straight game, extending the team’s best streak in 20 years when Jeremy Guthrie pitched impressively into the seventh inning to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2014

Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angles defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Talks Rapid Rise Of Chad Smith, Recent Struggles Of Evan Reed

When Chad Smith blew out his elbow on a ninth-inning first-pitch slider against Oregon on April 17, 2011, everything changed.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 17:  Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers heads for the dugout after being pulled in the fifth inning as catcher Alex Avila #13 waits for his replacement during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on June 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Slump: ‘I Stopped Saying, ‘Every Team Goes Through This’ A Week Ago’

In an unprecedented turn of events, the starting rotation that made Detroit so formidable has recently hurt the team more than helped it.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers (L) takes starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 out of the game during the sixth inning at U.S. Cellular Field June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ausmus Says He’s Willing To Have Verlander ‘Pissed At Me,’ And Pull Him Earlier

Ausmus, however, said the core muscle repair surgery Verlander underwent in January could be affecting the ace in another way.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2014

Pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch.  (FILE Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Verlander Continues Search For Answers, Jokes About Adding Splitter, Eephus

Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander did not blame fans for booing him Monday night.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2014

Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers (L) takes starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 out of the game during the sixth inning at U.S. Cellular Field June 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Tigers 11-8 To Pull Within Half-Game

The jeers kept coming in the next inning when Kansas City scored four runs — one earned — on four hits and two errors off Evan Reed.

97.1 The Ticket–06/16/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after defeating the Boston Red Sox 1-0 in Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Hunter Leaves Game With Cramp In Hamstring

The 38-year-old Hunter has played in 60 of 66 games this season, hitting .266 with nine homers and 35 RBIs for the Tigers.

06/16/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 14:  Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated in the dugout after scoring when third baseman Leury Garcia #28 of the Chicago White Sox made an error on a ball hit by Lorenzo Cain during the fourth inning at U.S. Cellular Field on June 14, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian  Kersey/Getty Images)

Tigers Look To Recapture Comfortable Division Lead In Series With Royals

Winners of seven straight and 12 of their last 16, the Royals trail the Tigers by just a game and a half in the division standings.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 4: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout before the start of their game against of the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on June 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Royals Fans Honor Derek Jeter In Cat Onesies [PHOTO]

I’m not even sure if I would want to see a girl in one of these …

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2014

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Royals Ball Boy Fields Fair Ball; Makes Up For It [VIDEO]

Over the weekend the Kansas City Royals took on the New York Yankees and the Royals ballboy had one of the biggest blunders he could have.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2014

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