David DeJesus hit a three-run double in the second inning vs. the Tigers on Tuesday. (AP)
By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com
The Royals showed some lively bats against Justin Verlander, with David DeJesus doing the most damage with a second-inning three-run double. Billy Butler added a solo homer in the effort as well, but starter Bruce Chen struggled, giving up seven runs before getting chased in the fifth.
BATTING HR: Cabrera, M (17, 1st inning off Chen, B, 0 on, 2 out), Polanco (6, 3rd inning off Chen,
B, 1 on, 2 out), Thames, M (8, 5th inning off Chen, B, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Inge; Cabrera, M 4; Polanco
6; Thames, M 4; Granderson 2. RBI: Cabrera, M (48), Polanco 4 (40), Thames, M 3 (18). 2-out
RBI: Cabrera, M; Polanco 3; Thames, M 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ordonez. GIDP:
Cabrera, M. Team RISP: 2-for-4. Team LOB: 6.
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