KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless, Jorge Soler homered twice and Salvador Perez once to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.
The Royals took a 4-0 first-inning lead as Perez hit a three-run homer and Soler followed with solo shot.
He also homered in the third.
Lynch (1-2) earned his first major league win.
Tarik Skubal (6-9) gave up five runs for the Tigers. Eric Haas had RBI single in the ninth for Detroit.