Royals edge Tigers

Royals edge Tigers

Mike Jacobs' solo shot in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Monday night.

Kansas City won as +125 road underdogs as the game played UNDER the 9-run total set by oddsmakers.

Willie Bloomquist was 3-for-4 with a big fly and three runs batted in for the Royals, while Roman Colon picked up the win in relief of starter Gil Meche for Kansas City.

Ryan Raburn went 2-for-4 with a dinger and two RBIs for Detroit, as Fernando Rodney was tagged with the loss after allowing Jacobs' drive in the top of the ninth inning.