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Royals Destroy Tigers, Decimate The Division Leaders' Fragile Psyches

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Against a first-place Tigers team whose Pythagorean Win-Loss Record (6.5 games better than the Royals' heading into tonight) suggests that a their 18.5 game lead over the Royals is not necessarily representative of their run-scoring ability, the Royals thoroughly throttled the Tigers. 

The Royals offense jumped all over the Tigers early, tagging Max Scherzer to the tune of seven earned in three innings (two came in the fourth, where Scherzer was unable to record an out).

Every Royal recorded a hit.

Alex Gordon lead the game off with a solo shot on a 1 - 2 count, and there was no turning back. Salvador Perez and Alcides Escobar had back-to-back solo shots to kick off the fourth. Gordon, Perez, Escobar, Johnny Giavotella, and Melky Cabrera all had multi-hit games.

It was actually enjoyable.