Tigers and Jays Both Lose


Jorge Soler belted a three-run homer to set the Royals' single-season record in a 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.  

Ryan O'Hearn's pinch-homer in the ninth won it for KC.

Soler connected for his 39th of the season in the third inning, breaking Mike Moustakas' previous club mark of 38.  Alex Gordon drove in two runs with an eighth-inning single to put the Royals up.

Ian Kennedy blew the save in the ninth, but got credit for the win.

Victor Reyes had four Detroit hits, including a RBI-double.  Zac Reininger took the loss.

In other MLB action on Tuesday, Josh Donaldson doubled and drove in three runs, Mike Foltynewicz pitched five scoreless innings, and the streaking Atlanta Braves won their sixth straight game with a 7-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Ozzie Albies added an early RBI for the Braves, who are 14-2 since Aug. 16 and 32 games over .500 for the first time since the 2003 team finished 101-61.