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

Lynch (1-2) earned his first major league win.
Credit: AP
Kansas City Royals Hunter Dozier, left, congratulates Jorge Soler, right, after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, July 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 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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