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July 12, 2019 - 11:13 pm
Martin Maldonado and Jorge Soler hit late homers and Whit Merrifield scored on a wild pitch as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-5 Friday night. Bubba Starling was hitless in his long-awaited major league debut for Kansas City, and the Royals lost starter Danny Duffy to a bruised...
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June 12, 2019 - 11:28 pm
Brandon Dixon broke an eighth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly that sent the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera also had a sacrifice fly for the Tigers, and Ronny Rodriguez hit an RBI double. Jorge Soler drove in both Royals runs but flied out with a...
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June 11, 2019 - 10:47 pm
Jorge Soler had the tying RBI double in the eighth inning and Cheslor Cuthbert followed with the go-ahead run-scoring single to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Adalberto Mondesi started the rally with his third hit of the game, a double with...
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May 05, 2019 - 5:11 pm
After being humiliated by the Kansas City Royals a day earlier, the Detroit Tigers were focused on redemption Sunday. It came via one of the lesser-known members of the roster. Journeyman Brandon Dixon, only in the majors due to a series of injuries, hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning to lift...
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May 04, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Alex Gordon and Whit Merrified each hit home runs in a 19 hit attack as the Royas beat the Tigers in Detroit. Kelvin Gutierrez led the hit parade going 4 for 6. Jorge Soler added 3 more hits and Mrrifield, Gordon, Mondesi, Dozier, and O'Hearn each had two hits. Homer Bailey started for the Royals...
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May 03, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Matthew Boyd struck out nine in another solid outing, and the Detroit Tigers scored three runs in the first inning of a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. It was the sixth straight quality start for Boyd, who allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings. He walked one. Joe...
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April 07, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Tyson Ross pitched seven impressive innings in his Comerica Park debut, and the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five with a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Ross (1-1) signed with the Tigers in the offseason, and this was the last current ballpark he hadn't pitched...
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April 04, 2019 - 6:05 pm
With only four previous starts in the major leagues, Spencer Turnbull was easily the least experienced member of Detroit's starting rotation. That made him an interesting choice to start the home opener — but the 26-year-old right-hander was up to the challenge. "It was a dream come true," Turnbull...
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September 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
When the Kansas City Royals acquired Brad Keller during last winter's Rule 5 draft, they committed themselves to keep him on the roster all season. As it turned out, that hasn't been a problem. Keller pitched seven strong innings as the Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday...
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September 22, 2018 - 8:15 pm
Mikie Mahtook's 2 run home run in the eighth proved to be the difference as the Tigers topped the Royals 5 to 4. Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered for the Royals. Jakob Junis pitched 6 innings allowing 3 runs on 8 hits. Jason Hammel took the loss in relife. The Royals will try and take...
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