Cain homers and gets 4 hits in Royals' 6-1 win over Tigers

4 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, August 11 2015 Aug 11, 2015 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 10:01:00 PM CDT August 11, 2015 in Sports
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lorenzo Cain went 4 for 4 with a home run and Yordano Ventura pitched six scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night.

Cain, who raised his average to .316, led off the sixth with his 12th homer, a mammoth shot to left field. Mike Moustakas snapped an 0-for-18 drought with a homer to right field with Kendrys Morales aboard in the same inning.

Ventura (7-7), who is 3-1 since the All-Star break, limited the Tigers to two hits but walked a career-high six. He struck out eight, tying his season high.

Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the first, giving him 21 RBIs in the opening inning.


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