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Tigers 9, Royals 2

Tigers 9, Royals 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Drew Smyly pitched seven shutout innings for the Tigers. It was his first win as a starter since beating the Royals on July 6, 2012. In between, 72 of his 77 appearances came out of the bullpen. Friday, Tigers pitchers retired the final 18 Royals hitters in an 8-2 victory. Saturday, Smyly retired 10 of his first 11 batters. Torii Hunter's three-run homer capped Detroit's six-run ninth.

Tigers 9, Royals 2 05/03/14 [Last modified: Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:35pm]
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