Eric Hosmer hit a two-run home run and an RBI single to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7 to 6 yesterday at Comerica Park.
Artie Lewicki made his major league debut with the start for the Tigers.
Lewicki threw 5 innings, giving up 5 runs on 11 hits while striking out 1 and walking 1.
Alex Presley led the offensive attack for the Tigers.
Presley was 3 for 5 at the plate with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.
The series continues tonight at Comerica Park.
Anibal Sanchez will start for the Tigers and Jason Vargas will take the mound for the Royals.
The first pitch is scheduled for 7:10.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports