Lenny DiNardo who was one of the Royals top pitchers at AAA Omaha, made his debut this season and pitched five innings allowing just two runs.  Detroit took the lead, but the Royals rallied to sweep Detroit 7-4, the final Thursday afternoon.

Yasuhiko Yabuta gave up two runs in the sixth inning blowing the potential win for DiNardo.  However, in the bottom of the inning, the Royals came back with two runs to regain the lead after Alex Gordon hit a solo home run and Billy Butler later singled home the go-ahead run.

In his last ten games, Buter is now 12 of 24 with 10 RBI.  The Royals added a run in the seventh and eighth.  Dusty Hughes, pitched an inning and third to hold and Carlos Rosa saved the game.  Hughes and Rosa, also September callups from Omaha.