Cuthbert's RBI single in 13th lifts Royals past Tigers, 2-1

BY foxsports • June 19, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Cheslor Cuthbert singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 13th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

The Royals won six of seven on their homestand and have the best home record in the American League at 25-8.

Salvador Perez led off the 13th with a single to right off left-hander Kyle Ryan (1-2), who was just promoted from Triple-A Toledo. Cain ran for Perez and advanced to second on Miguel Cabrera's error on Ryan's pickoff attempt.

After Kendrys Morales was walked intentionally walked, Paulo Orlando moved the runners with a sacrifice bunt. Ryan walked Brett Eibner intentionally to load the bases.

Chien-Ming Wang (4-0) allowed one hit in 1 2/3 innings to pick up the victory.



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