Detroit Tigers

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May 03, 2018 - 6:52 pm
Ned Yost was happy to see Jorge Soler's pitch recognition sharpen, slugging first baseman Lucas Duda produce some timely hits and Alex Gordon's long-awaited breakout continue for at least another day. For once, the Royals manager had plenty of reasons to praise his offense. Duda finished with three...
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April 21, 2018 - 4:47 pm
Nicholas Castellanos homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Kansas City Royals 12-4 on Saturday. The Tigers have won five of six. Detroit broke a 3-all tie with three runs in the fifth on a day when both starting pitchers were in almost constant trouble. Mike Fiers (2-1...
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April 20, 2018 - 9:43 pm
Detroit rookie first baseman Niko Goodrum dropped Jon Jay's grounder and then made a wild throw, allowing the tiebreaking run to score in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals snapped a nine-game losing streak, rallying past the Tigers 3-2 Friday night in the second game of a split...
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Danny Duffy - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2017 - 10:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Daniel Norris threw five scoreless innings to pick up his first victory in more than three months as the Detroit Tigers snapped a season-high nine-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Thursday night. Norris (5-8) gave up two hits in five innings. He...
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September 27, 2017 - 10:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-4 on Wednesday night, the Tigers' ninth straight loss. The Tigers are 4-22 in September and have been outscored 68-30 in the skid. The...
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Jason Vargas - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
September 26, 2017 - 10:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tied for the major league lead with his 18th victory, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the struggling Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Vargas (18-10) went six innings to match Cleveland's Corey Kluber and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for most wins in the...
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Salvador Perez - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
September 06, 2017 - 10:01 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez homered twice as the Kansas City Royals broke open a close game to rout the Detroit Tigers 13-2 on Wednesday night. The Royals broke a 2-2 tie with four runs in the seventh, then scored seven in the eighth. Perez drove in three runs, while Whit Merrifield had three...
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Lorenzo Cain, Jorge Bonifacio - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
September 05, 2017 - 9:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — JaCoby Jones and John Hicks hit two home runs and the Detroit Tigers had six homers in all in a 13-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez threw only five pitches and was knocked out of the game in the first inning after getting...
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Eric Hosmer - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Eric Hosmer matched his career high with five hits, including his first major league grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games with a 16-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Hosmer entered with 117 homers but had not...
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Joakim Soria - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 25, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Danny Duffy (7-6) pitched into the seventh inning for the Royals, who added two runs in...
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