Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon hits baseball’s 5,964th homer, breaking majors’ season record.
The Royals hit three homers and got two spectacular defensive plays in a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday afternoon.
Cain fouled off another pitch, then drove a fastball over Bryan Buxton and off the center-field wall.
Authorities say Royals pitcher Danny Duffy has been cited for driving under the influence.
The Royals haven’t scored since the second inning of a 3-2 loss to Colorado last Thursday.
The Indians completed a three-game shutout sweep over the Royals with a 12-0 win on Sunday.
The Royals fell eight games back in the AL Central and were shut out for the second straight night.
Three relievers finished the eight-hitter for the AL Central leaders.
Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer lifting the Royals over the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Danny Duffy and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Kansas City Royals hold off the Colorado Rockies 3-2.
The Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Kansas City Royals beat the Athletics 7-6 on Wednesday.
The resurgent Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
The Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas homered as the Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high nine.