Kansas City Royals' Johnny Cueto pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game at Comerica Park, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Detroit downs KC 2-1

Matt Boyd’s pitched seven strong innings in a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid keeps his eye on practice during NFL football training camp in St. Joseph, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Chiefs give second chances

The Kansas City Chiefs have demonstrated a willingness to give players who have run into trouble a second chance.

Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) is congratulated by teammates after he and Eric Hosmer scored on Perez's two-run home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Royals take down Tigers, 5-1

Salvador Perez can’t explain his success against Justin Verlander. He just hopes it continues.