Lucas Duda drove in 4 runs with 3 hits and 3 other Royals homered to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10 to 6 yesterday in the opener of a weekend series in Kansas City.
Mike Fiers was the starting pitcher for the Tigers.
He went 4 innings, giving up 5 runs on 6 hits, striking out 1 and walking 1.
Nick Castellanos hit a home run in the 5th inning.
Game 2 is tonight in Kansas City.
The Tigers will start 3 and 1 Francisco Liriano and the Royals will send 1 and 3 Ian Kennedy to the mound.
Game time is 8:30.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports