Game 9: Royals 7 – Tigers 3

ESPN highlights available here.

The Score: Royals 7 – Tigers 3

The Gist: Rick Porcello allowed 10 hits in six innings (a Dontrelle Willis-like pace) and Royals’ starter Kyle Davies stymied the Tigers over 6.2 innings. Jose Guillen remained in the zone launching another home run. Kansas City’s bullpen showed up to ensure the Tigers wouldn’t have yet another comeback win.

The Quote: “I’m gonna do fine.” – Gerald Laird on his prospects for 2010 after a slow start.

The Stat: 1,202 – The combined number of feet Guillen’s homers traveled during the three-game series.

Up Next:

Friday: Tigers @ Seattle | 10:10 p.m. ET – Safeco Field, Seattle | On the air: FSD PLUS/1270 AM

Jeremy Bonderman (1-0, 1.80 ERA) vs. Felix Hernandez (0-0, 3.29 ERA)

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