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Cabrera drives in 4 runs as Tigers top Royals

Detroit Tigers downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1
Salvy Detroit
Posted at 9:46 PM, Sep 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-25 22:53:01-04

DETROIT, Mi. — Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1.

Jeimer Candelario supplied a run-scoring double for the Tigers, who have won five of six.

Jonathan Schoop had two hits and scored two runs.

Winning pitcher Drew Hutchison allowed only an unearned run in 2 2/3 innings of relief.

Michael Fulmer got four outs for his 12th save.

Royals starter Jon Heasley held the Tigers scoreless over 5 1/3 innings in his second career outing.

Detroit left fielder Akil Baddoo robbed Hunter Dozier of a homer with a leaping catch in the third.