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Tigers Lose To Royals, 2-1

Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead home run leading off the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals posted a 2-1 victory over Detroit to salvage the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.

The blast to right field came on the first pitch delivered by Tigers reliever Brad Thomas (5-2).

Royals starter Kyle Davies (7-9) limited Detroit to three hits over six full frames. His lone mistake came in the fifth inning, when Casper Wells homered to left field.