The Detroit Tigers have won the first of 3 games between the Kansas City Royals. Your final score for tonight, Detroit Tigers 5, Kansas City Royals 3.

Starting pitcher Justin Verlander went 7 innings and had 6 strike outs, and picked up his 5th win of the season to improve to 5-4 on the season. Closing pitcher Justin Wilson closes the 9th inning with a 1,2,3 inning and picks up his 7th save of the season.

Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each hit homeruns to help spark the Tigers. Mikie Mahtook with a play of the year nominee robbing Salvador Perez crashing hard into the wall after making a spectacular leaping catch!

Hopefully the Tigers can take care of business at home, after a long road trip where they had dropped 8 straight games. So this was definitely a feel good win for Tiger fans.

Tomorrow evening your matchups include

Ian Kennedy ( 1-6 ) ERA 4.95 Vs

Daniel Norris (4-5) ERA 4.66

The game starts at 7:10 pm

 

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