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  • Nathan, Tigers pick off Royals

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Nathan, Tigers pick off Royals DETROIT -- The idea was OK, but the execution left an awful lot to be desired. So, when Detroit closer Joe Nathan picked off belated pinch runner Jarrod Dyson at...
  • Tigers win, pull even with Royals in AL Central

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
  • Tigers 4, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 4, Royals 2 DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The...
  • Yost: Tigers series 'not any bigger than Yankee series'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Ned Yost says Kansas City's current series with Detroit is no bigger than any other. The Tigers beat the Royals, 9-5, Monday afternoon to shave Kansas City's American...
  • Game roundup: Tigers just one game behind Royals

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 4: adds Mariners-Astros; final update; will stand Game roundup: Tigers just one game behind Royals DETROIT -- Justin Verlander checked Kansas City on six hits over seven innings and the Detroit Tigers exploded...
  • Jeremy Guthrie, Royals collapse early in 9-5 loss to Detroit

    DETROIT The damage was 10 batters, eight hits and six runs when Ned Yost climbed the steps of the Royals dugout. A convergence of imprecise pitching, shoddy defense and a few instances of poor fortune undid Jeremy Guthrie in the third inning of a 9-5 loss...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have the Kansas City Royals' number in head-to-head competition this year, but the Royals have the edge on the Tigers where it...
  • Tigers 9, Royals 5

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 9, Royals 5 DETROIT - Justin Verlander checked the Kansas City Royals on six hits over seven innings and the Detroit Tigers exploded for six runs in the third inning Monday to take a 9-5...
  • Royals introducing Finnegan early

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Brandon Finnegan was two when Derek Jeter made his first Opening Day start for the New York Yankees. Two decades later, Finnegan recorded the second of what the Kansas...
  • Jeter honored, but Yankees lose

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Jeter honored, but Yankees lose NEW YORK -- Alex Gordon reached second base and told retiring New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter what an honor it had been to compete against him. Then he...