Eric Hosmer was 3-for-4 with a three-run homer to power the Kansas City Royals to a 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium yesterday afternoon.
Alex Gordon went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI for Kansas City, who have won six-of-eight.
Bruce Chen allowed two runs in seven innings to pick up his seventh win.
Doug Fister gave up all five runs in six-and-a-third innings for the loss.
Jose Iglesias hit a two-run shot for Detroit, who have lost four-of-five overall.
The Tigers travel to Chicago to open up a three-game series with the White Sox.
Fist pitch tonight is 8:10 p.m.
Max Scherzer (19-2, 2.88 ERA) takes the mound for Detroit, up against Chris Sale (10-12, 2.97 ERA) of the Sox.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio Sports