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.

Sanchez 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.

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