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Tigers 8, Royals 2

Tigers 8, Royals 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Victor Martinez, J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila drove in two runs for the Tigers, who have won four in a row against Kansas City. Rick Porcello retired his final 12 batters for the Tigers. Meanwhile, the Royals' James Shields allowed eight runs (seven earned) over 61/3 innings. It was his worst start since allowing 10 runs to the Tigers on Sept. 6. Billy Butler hit the first homer by a Royals cleanup hitter this year.

Tigers 8, Royals 2 05/03/14 [Last modified: Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00am]

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