April 18, 2012
The Royals have lost seven straight, including their first six
games at Kauffman Stadium, the most consecutive home losses in
franchise history to start a season. The Royals lost their first
five at home in 1993.
Scherzer (1-1), who had given up 10 runs on 13 hits and three
walks in 8 2-3 innings in his first two starts, held the Royals to
three runs on seven hits and one walk in six-plus innings. Scherzer
lowered his earned run average from 10.38 to 7.98.
The Tigers scored two runs in the seventh off relievers Kelvin
Herrera and Jose Mijares (0-1).