Five in a Row for Toronto and Detroit Falls by One

Two home runs from Detroit weren't enough for the win on Tuesday.

Ryan O'Hearn hit a solo shot in the seventh inning of the MLB match up and the Kansas City Royals scored twice in the eighth to defeat the Tigers 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium.

Nicholas Castellanos and Brandon Dixon homered for Detroit while Spencer Turnbull pitched six shutout innings, with Victor Alcantara taking the loss.

The Tigers have lost five-of-six and the series continues Wednesday night at 8:15pm.


Brandon Drury of the Toronto Blue Jays tags out Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles at third base in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 11, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

In Baltimore, Rookie John Means tied a season-high with seven strikeouts as the Orioles took the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night.

The 6-4 pitcher allowed one run on four hits with three walks over five innings.

When Miguel Castro entered, he allowed a bloop RBI double to Randal Grichuk that pulled the Blue Jays 3-2 in the eighth but the Orioles answered in the bottom half with a double.

Eric Sogard led off the game with his sixth home run for the Blue Jays, who dropped their fifth straight game and have lost 11 of 13.


— With files from Metro Source