Make it five straight wins for the Detroit Tigers, who knocked off the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. Alex Avila had a home run and three RBI, and JD Martinez added three hits, including a home run to pace the Tigers attack. The final game of a four game series is Sunday afternoon in KC, it is the final game before the All-Star Game break.
The 90th Mackinac Sailboat Race began on Saturday with winds out of the south, southwest, making for a fast start for the fleet of around 230 yachts. All 14 start times went off without a hitch and the first boats are expected to arrive some time during Sunday at Mackinac Island.
Anibal Sanchez allowed just one run in seven innings of work to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 win in Kansas City on Friday night. The Tigers have won four in a row. Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera had RBI, while Austin Jackson had three hits. Game three of a four game series is Saturday night in Kansas City.