Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler (3) beats the tag by Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera, left, during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Kinsler scored on a hit by Tyler Collins. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

No sweep for the Royals

Ian Kinsler doubled home two runs and the Detroit Tigers batted around in a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Kansas City Royals.

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014, file photo, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) avoids a tackle by Kansas linebacker Michael Reynolds (55) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan. TCU coach Gary Patterson and Baylor coach Art Briles know a nearly-sure-fire way for their teams, and the Big 12 Conference, to avoid being left out of the College Football Playoff again. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

Avoiding another Big 12 playoff snub

TCU coach Gary Patterson and Baylor’s Art Briles know a way for their teams and the Big 12 Conference to avoid being left out of the College…