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Lynch, Soler and Perez lead Royals over Tigers 6-1

Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) and Jorge Soler (12) celebrate at the end of a baseball...
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) and Jorge Soler (12) celebrate at the end of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, July 25, 2021. The Royals beat the Tigers 6-1. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)(Colin E. Braley | AP)
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 5:51 PM EDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless, Jorge Soler homered twice and Salvador Perez once to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.

The Royals took a 4-0 first-inning lead as Perez hit a three-run homer and Soler followed with solo shot.

He also homered in the third. Lynch (1-2) earned his first major league win.

Tarik Skubal (6-9) gave up five runs for the Tigers.

Eric Haas had RBI single in the ninth for Detroit.

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7/25/2021 5:15:19 PM (GMT -4:00)