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Tigers 7, Royals 1

Tigers 7, Royals 1

DETROIT — Delmon Young homered for the fourth consecutive game and Prince Fielder hit a three-run shot for the Tigers. Young's shot, which made it 3-1 in the fourth, went about 433 feet. Fielder sent reliever Tim Collins' first pitch of the game about 417 feet to make it 6-1 in the fifth. He has homered in three of his past four games. Detroit has won a season-high five in a row to get to two games over .500 for the first time since it was 10-8 on April 25.

Tigers 7, Royals 1 07/08/12 [Last modified: Sunday, July 8, 2012 11:24pm]
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