DETROIT – Willie Bloomquist's one-out home run in the 12th inning gave the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
Kansas City, which also got a homer and two RBIs from Kila Ka'aihue, rallied from a 3-0 deficit to snap Detroit's five-game winning streak and avoided being swept in
the three-game series.
Phillip Humber (1-0) pitched three innings of scoreless relief and got the win for the Royals. Joakim Soria got his 36th save in 38 chances.
Alfredo Figaro (0-1) surrendered Bloomquist's home run and took the loss.