The Royals beat Detroit and former Missouri Tiger Max Scherzer on Friday 7-3. Royals Left-hander Bruce Chen shut out the Tigers on three hits in the first five innings, but Kyle Farnsworth relieved Chen in the sixth and gave up a three run homer cutting the Royals’ lead to 4-3. Scherzer left after Alberto Callaspo’s single opened the Royals’ sixth. Reliever Ryan Perry got two outs, but successive singles by Betancourt, Podsednik and Kendall produced three runs and a 7-3 lead. Those two teams play again tonight at 6:10.