By Dave Hart
Tigers 6, Royals 5 – The Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night to snap their four-game losing streak.
Detroit starting pitcher Justin Verlander picked up his second straight victory, allowing two earned runs on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings.
The Tigers will look to win the three-game series with a victory over the Royals on Wednesday night.
5th Place in AL Central (19 games behind Kansas City)
7.5 games behind Texas for last playoff spot.
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight AL Central Division title: 51
Magic # to clinch their 5th straight playoff berth: 40
Next Game: 09/02/2015 @ Kansas City Royals 8:10 p.m. @ Kauffman Stadium
Hitting Stats: Ian Kinsler HR (10) 3 RBI (64), Miguel Cabrera RBI (64), James McCann RBI (30), Jose Iglesias RBI (23), Tyler Collins 2 2B (7).
Pitching Stats: Justin Verlander W (3-6) 6.2 IP 7 H 4 R 2 ER 1 BB 4 K, Bruce Rondon SV (3) 1 IP 0 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 1 K.