Detroit sports glance: Tigers drop 6-2 decision to Royals, fall back to second place

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Royals 6, Tigers 2 – Anibal Sanchez struggled right from the start giving up a home run on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City did not look back.

lsj-fb-logoSanchez pitched six innings, giving up five earned runs on nine hits.

Nick Castellanos had a triple and two RBIs.

Detroit will look to take the series and reclaim first place tomorrow night.DH's IOTD

Record: 19-12

2nd Place in AL Central (.5 game behind Kansas City)

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 133

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 130

Next Game: 05/10/2015 vs Kansas City Royals 8:10 p.m. @ Comerica Park

Hitting Stats: Nick Castellanos 3B (2) 2 RBI (11), Yoenis Cespedes 2B (11), Victor Martinez 2B (3), Anthony Gose 2B (6)

Pitching Stats: Anibal Sanchez L (2-4) 6 IP 9 H 6 R 5 ER 3 BB 2 K

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