DETROIT (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr.’s eighth-inning double brought in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals edged the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
MJ Melendez scored a run and drove in another, while Michael A. Taylor had three hits and scored a run. Witt reached base three times.
Winning pitcher Dylan Coleman pitched 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. Scott Barlow collected his 21st save.
Royals starter Max Castillo, recalled from Triple-A Omaha before the game, allowed two runs and five hits and struck out five in 4 2/3 innings.