Detroit sports glance: Tigers continue to struggle against Royals pitching, lose 6-1

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Royals 6, Tigers 1 – The Tigers’ offense remained stagnant, scoring one run on four hits as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Tigers on Tuesday night

LSJ Logo incertRajai Davis knocked in the Tigers lone run with a sacrifice fly.

Detroit starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez dropped his 10 game of the season, allowing five runs runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings.

The Tigers will look to avoid being swept by the Royals with a victory on Eye on the DWednesday night.

Record: 54-59

3rd Place in AL Central (14.5 games behind Kansas City)

5.5 games behind Los Angeles Angels for last playoff spot.

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 65

Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 56

Next Game: 08/12/2015 @ Kansas City Royals 8:10 p.m. @ Kauffman Stadium

Hitting Stats: Rajai Davis RBI (17), Jefry Marte 2 2B (4).

Pitching Stats: Anibal Sanchez L (10-10) 5.1 IP 7 H 5 R 5 ER 1 BB 4 K.

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