Tigers 9, Royals 4
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Verlander took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and won his fourth straight decision, helping the Tigers extend their winning streak to a season-high five games. Billy Butler singled to right on a 1-and-2 pitch with two outs in the sixth. Detroit improved 5-0 against the Royals this season and has won seven of its past eight games overall.