November 29, 2022

Tigers Sweep Royals in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Delmon Young homered for the fourth consecutive game, Prince Fielder hit a three-run shot and Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in three runs in the Detroit Tigers 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to complete a sweep of the three-game weekend series. The power display backed Max Scherzer (8-5), who allowed a run and five hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out seven. It was the Tigers’ season-high fifth-straight win and put them two games over .500 – heading into the All-Star break – for the first time since April 25 (10-8). Peralta was 3-for-4 with two doubles. Salvador Perez homered for Kansas City. Royals’ starter Everett Teaford (1-2) took the loss. He allowed five runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. He walked a batter and struck out five.

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