Ian Kinsler doubled home two runs and the Detroit Tigers batted around in a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Wednesday night.
The Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night.
Matt Boyd pitched seven strong innings in his Tigers debut helping the Tigers beat the Royals 2-1.
Detroit came into the season looking for a fifth straight AL Central title, but now trail the Royals by 12 1/2 games.
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.
The Royals avoided a three-game sweep and moved within 1 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers.
Everybody in Detroit’s lineup had at least one hit and scored one run …
Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas homered as part of a seven-run second inning, and the Kansas City Royals took over first place in the AL Central on Tuesday night with their ninth straight victory, 11-4 over the Detroit Tigers.