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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers drives in a run with an infield single in the third inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tigers Close Gap To One Game With 9-5 Win Over Royals

The Tigers six-run third featured Victor Martinez’s infield RBI single, run-scoring doubles by Don Kelly and Alex Avila, a two-run double by Castellanos and Hunter’s run-scoring single.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 7: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers singles against the San Francisco Giants to drive in Ian Kinsler during the seventh inning at Comerica Park on September 7, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Weather Playing A Role In Pennant Races

The San Francisco Giants were ahead by six runs, and manager Bruce Bochy was still antsy.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 12:  Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run with Don Kelly #32 as Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals looks on in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 12, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Avila On AL Central Race, Tigers-Royals Series: ‘The Best Team Will Come Out’

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus stated the obvious when he called the series the biggest of the season to date.

CBS Detroit–09/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: The Kansas City Royals celebrate defeating the New York Yankees 2-0 at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Royals Spoil Jeter’s Day With 2-0 Win Over Yankees

Kansas City players tipped their caps to Derek Jeter when the retiring New York Yankees captain walked up to the plate in the first inning.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 3: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals pours water on Alex Gordon #4 and Terrance Gore #0 after a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium on September 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Gordon’s 2-Run Shot Leads Royals Over Rangers 4-1

The last time Jason Vargas pitched against the Texas Rangers, it seemed like every runner that reached scoring position somehow managed to cross home plate.

97.1 The Ticket–09/04/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Catcher Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians watches as J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring on a solo home run during the third inning a Progressive Field on September 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Scoreboard-Watching Season In Session As Tigers Try To Catch Royals

39-year-old Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan has seen his share of pennant races, and for him, Sept. 1 marks the start of scoreboard watching.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 2: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by teammates and gets a round of applause from fans as he comes off the field in the eighth inning during a game Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Rangers Give Up Run In 8th, Fall 2-1 To Royals

The record 60th player that the Texas Rangers have used this season did his job superbly.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11: James Shields #33, Eric Hosmer #35, and Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate as the Royals defeat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 to win the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Activate Hosmer Amid Series Of Moves

The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 25: Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees slides into home to score past Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium on August 25, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Bats Go Quietly In 8-1 Loss To Yankees

The question was lobbed at Royals manager Ned Yost as he was wrapping up his postgame news conference after an 8-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 24: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals grounds out against the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 24, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Could Favorable Schedule Help Royals?

Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2014

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