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K.C. Royals Win 10th Straight, Tame Tigers, 2-1

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:56:00 +0000

Zoonar/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie struck out nine over 6 2-3 innings of work as Kansas City (39-32) won their 10th straight game on Wednesday, 2-1 over the Detroit Tigers (36-32).

Outfielder Alex Gordon put the Royals on the scoreboard first with an RBI infield single in the first inning. Second baseman Omar Infante followed with a solo home run in the fifth.

Guthrie allowed one earned run and four hits as he improved to 4-6 on the season. Tigers starting pitcher Drew Smyly gave up two earned runs and seven hits across seven innings of work.

The Royals will attempt to sweep the four-game series with  the Tigers on Thursday.

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