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