Morales hits 3 homers for Royals in 10-3 win at Detroit

5 years 6 days 11 hours ago Sunday, September 20 2015 Sep 20, 2015 Sunday, September 20, 2015 6:35:48 PM CDT September 20, 2015 in Sports
By: Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) - Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series.

Morales also hit a triple - only his second of the season - and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for Kansas City.

Kris Medlen (5-1) allowed three unearned runs and five hits in five innings for Kansas City, which entered the day with an 11-game lead over second-place Minnesota in the division.

Detroit's Alfredo Simon (13-10) allowed eight runs and 13 hits in 4 1-3 innings.

Danny Duffy pitched four innings for first career save.


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