Danny Duffy pitched into the eighth inning as the Royals handed the Tigers their seventh loss in nine game, a 6-1 final at Comerica Park. Duffy is now 10-1 with a 2.73 ERA, second best in the American League. The Royals are now 15-3 in games that Duffy starts.
Kendrys Morales, Eric Hosmer, Alex Gordon and Raul Mondesi all hit solo homers in Kansas City’s third straight win.
The Royals take on the Tigers tonight in Detroit. It’s the finale of their three-game series, with first pitch at 6:10 p.m. The Royals are seven-and-a-half games out of the second AL wild card and have won eight of their last ten.