Tigers 2, Royals 1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Anibal Sanchez tossed seven stingy innings, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in runs and the Tigers extended their lead over the Royals in the AL Central to 61/2 games. Salvador Perez drove in the only run for the Royals. Kansas City squandered a solid start by Danny Duffy, who lost for the fourth time in five starts. Joe Nathan got Nori Aoki to ground out on a full-count pitch to end the game.