There were plenty of superlatives to go around in the Detroit clubhouse Wednesday night.
Jordan Zimmermann extending his impressive scoreless innings streak to start the season. Victor Martinez reaching 1,000 RBIs for his career. Francisco Rodriguez surviving a dicey ninth inning for his 390th save, matching Dennis Eckersley for sixth on baseball's career list.
The fact that the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 was hardly an afterthought, though.
"The most important part of tonight," Martinez said, "is we were able to win."
It came down to the wire when Rodriguez served up back-to-back homers to Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez in the...