KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs, Josh Staumount escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 7-5, stopping the Tigers’ four-game winning streak.
The Tigers trailed 7-3 going into the ninth before Robbie Grossman hit a two-run homer. Detroit then loaded the bases with one out.
Staumont struck out Jonathan Schoop and Willi Castro to end it, finishing with a 100 mph fastball. The Tigers went 3 for 15 with runners in scoring position.
Miguel Cabrera struck out with the bases loaded to end the seventh with Detroit down 6-3.