Cabrara’s slam, solo homer lead Tigers over Royals 7-5


Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera hits a grand slam during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Friday, May 21, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a solo homer and a grand slam, doubling his season total to four home runs and leading Detroit over the Kansas City Royals 7-5 for the Tigers’ eighth win in 11 games. Cabrera homered in the second off Mike Minor, then overcame a 5-3 deficit in the seventh against Greg Holland with his sixth slam, the 491th home run of his big league career. Cabrera, hampered by a left biceps earlier this season, raised his average from .198 to .204 with his 42nd multimhomer game. With 2,887 hits, he moved into 41st place.

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