Perez, Moustakas homer to lift Royals over Tigers 8-2

10 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Wednesday, June 28 2017 Jun 28, 2017 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:48:18 PM CDT June 28, 2017 in Sports
By: NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer

DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday night.

Ian Kennedy (2-6) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings for the Royals, earning his second victory in three starts. He gave up solo homers to Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila, but only after Kansas City had jumped to a 5-0 lead.

Daniel Norris (4-6) permitted five runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. Six of those hits came in the fourth.

The Royals snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 16-8 in June.

 

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