Tiger Pitching Pounded by Royals in Loss
Starter Charlie Furbush was roughed up by the Kansas City Royals Saturday night in KC. The final: KC 13 – Tigers 6. Furbush gave up nine hits and nine runs in 2 2/3 innings pitched for the loss. Brennan Boesch and Ryan Raburn provided much of the hitting power, with Boesch picking up three hits and Raburn two. The Tigers will wrap up the series and head to the All-star break with an afternoon game today. Justin Verlander will take the mound.